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From the Inside presented by Be Eccentrich and Free on the Inside Program highlights the men who participate in the Free on the Inside Program at Everglades Correctional Institution. Free on the inside created by Eccentrich Richardson is designed to introduce, educate, and cultivate the positive impact of poetry in the prison system. These programs are specifically designed to awaken moral responsibility, positive and effective communication skills, self- awareness and positive outlets to incarcerated men and women in various correctional institutions in Florida. Partnering with state and federal prisons to bring spoken word and cultural arts into prisons in order to provide inmates with an experience that not only enriches their time of incarnation, but to help aid in transitions back into society, in an attempt to create true rehabilitation. This body of work showcases what that phrase means to the artist and the varying imagery it can inspire. It gives the viewer a glimpse into the emotions and psych of the artists, and when seeing them in a group. The exhibition will display both visual art created based on the poetry from the participants of the Free on the Inside writing program allowing natural energy, true emotion and support flow from the inside out!