Michael DeLeon started the non-profit, Steered Straight, after serving ten years in prison and two more in a halfway house for assorted crimes. DeLeon has decided to use his second chance to give back and teach students about real life.
Former Philadelphia Eagle Hank Poteat speaks to students at Cunningham Alternative School in Vineland, Monday Mar. 11, 2013, as part of the Steered Straight program to motivate youth to succeed.
NJ 101.5 Web / Radiocast
Press of Atlantic City Article
Students with serious at-home issues are not a new challenge, but some schools are dealing with extraordinary numbers of students who have or had a parent or close relative behind bars.
A Daily Journal Article
Steered Straight On The Christian Broadcasting Network (700 Club):
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