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An alternative sentencing program based on the power of literature to transform lives through reading and group discussion. This visionary approach has proven itself as a successful alternative to traditional sentencing methods and has been implemented throughout the United States and the world. more | video
CLTL has made a difference to everyone who has had contact with it, the probationers, their family and the staff at the court as well as myself.   more

Judge Marie O. Jackson,
Woburn District Court

This program was a changing point in my life. There were books that I couldn't put down. They kept me interested in the positive aspects of life. more

John Sylvia, Student

NEBHE awards CLTL the prestigious 2004 Higher Education Excellence Award for Program Achievement! more CLTL Boasts "A recidivism rate of less than 20%… compared with 45% in the comparison group”  more

– Journal of Offender Rehabilitation

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