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Daryl Waters


Daryl Waters is the newly hired Program Associate for The Visiting Room Project. Daryl also contributed his story to TVRP and is an Ambassador for the project, sharing his lived experience with public audiences nationally. Daryl came home last year after more than 29 years in Angola. As someone who has always been passionate about education, he worked as an Education Supervisor, supervising a team of tutors helping other incarcerated brothers get their high school diplomas. He also pioneered a re-entry program and managed the largest club at Angola. In addition to these duties and many more, Daryl served as an Associate Pastor of Angola’s largest congregation, where he regularly counseled, taught and preached. Even on the outside, Daryl continues ministering as an Associate Pastor at Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church in Gibson, Louisiana and mentoring youth in his community.

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