Photo by Jack Foley Gavilan Community College English instructor, Kimberly Smith, is one of two creative writing teachers in the school’s adult education program at San Benito County Jail. She is shown in a  Feb. 7 class of 13 male inmates. Smith is in her third year of the jail program and has taught at the college for 18 years.

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Gavilan Community College and San Benito County Sheriff’s Department team up to help jailed women and men

College’s jailhouse education program is designed to get inmates back to a productive life and reduce recidivism.