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March 2016

#Prisonworld View – Characteristics of Successful Ex-Felons: A Microanalysis

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Prisonworld – Although there are lots of people out there with all of these letters behind their names that feel that they have all the answers to resolving mass incarceration and what it takes for inmates to become successful citizens, not much has happened. Change is slow. and some of the very things that needs to be offered, like education, housing and jobs, is not accessible for ex-felons. Just wanted to preface this article because while people sit and spew statistics and rhetoric, there are some simple solutions that are often times overlooked. We stay on the grass roots level, doing the ground work. Maybe one day it will roll up hill.
#Prisonworld View – Characteristics of Successful Ex-Felons: A Microanalysis

Via Corrections.com

The stigma associated with being an ex-felon in America is unlike anything a person can comprehend unless they walk in the shoes of ex-felons. People get ill everyday but they somehow recover and are able to seek opportunity and they are made whole. Ex-felons on the other hand suffer for a lifetime for decisions that they made in the spur of the moment. Some people understand the dynamics associated with persons who struggle daily to regain their respect and dignity in their communities because they were previously convicted of a felony. Then there are those who believe that once a person has been convicted of a felony they should be treated as felons and denied opportunities for the rest of their lives. We have programs in every state that offers assistance to ex-felons being released from prison, yet, every time ex-felons complete applications for employment, they are constantly reminded that some things never change.

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The Prisonworld Radio Hour Celebrates Seven Years of Broadcasting

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Who talks about prison issues consistently…from a male & female perspective? Who brings inmates voices from behind the walls to the airwaves? Who spotlights those that have gone from prison to prominence? All answers leads to The Prisonworld Radio Hour.

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