Inmates churn out bread for NYC jail system

News

Inmates churn out bread for NYC jail system

Nikos Alexis loads fresh dough into a oven at the Rikers Island jail bakery. Alexis is part of a team of 20 inmates making $31 a week, baking 36,000 loaves of bread weekly to feed the nation’s largest jail complex – about 13,000 men and women behind bars.

Inmates churn out bread for NYC jail system

Nikos Alexis loads fresh dough into a oven at the Rikers Island jail bakery. Alexis is part of a team of 20 inmates making $31 a week, baking 36,000 loaves of bread weekly to feed the nation’s largest jail complex – about 13,000 men and women behind bars.
Reader Comments
click here to add your event
Area Events