Who would you prefer to have as your neighbour? A correctional service with focus on inclusion and normalization.
Oscar Wild has said that every saint has a past, every sinner has a future. But how to turn a sinful and criminal past into a meaningful future? Could inclusive correctional service be the answer? The primary goal of correctional services is to create preconditions for the convict to return to socially and economically viable life after serving his or her sentence. But how and why to include the otherness represented by convicts? What is the role of prisons, NGOs, private and public sector? What are the methods of correctional services in Latvia and Norway, how do both countries cooperate, what is the meaning and principles of inclusion during and after imprisonment, and why is it important to talk about it?