All My Life

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For some, years can pass before they are ready for their story to be heard, for the pain to escape, for life to begin again.

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Echoes of Incarceration

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From the folks at Sesame Street, an eye-opening look at the lives of 5 young filmmakers whose parents are incarcerated.

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The Doctor is in

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The oldest man on the cell block is also a first timer who is learning how to be in the here and now.

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I Remember

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Memory can be an intense rush of emotional turmoil. When a family member is incarcerated, memories can be uncomfortable company.

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Secret Policy

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For those who attempt to navigate the labyrinth of law and court

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A Man Wrongfully Incarcerated Becomes a Prison Reformer

Jeffrey Deskovic

After spending 16 years wrongfully incarcerated, Jeffrey Deskovic could have re-entered society bitter and downtrodden. Instead, he began to exhaustively work to help others in his situation.

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He Deserves To Live

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However, the health care industry in the USA might make a different decision.

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On Prison Reform

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Keep fewer behind bars and offer opportunities for self-rehabilitation

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700,000 Ways We Can Invest in Our Future Every Year

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The case for a mandatory healing and humanization program for the incarcerated

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Take a Moment to Listen

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Listen to the words, don’t read them with your eyes. Read them with your voice. Read these words and feel.

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The Unnatural Desert of War

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First, there was a war on crime, then a war on drugs and then a war on war.

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I am Who I Serve

Tomas Martinez

Tomas Martinez lived in-and-out of prison for 17 years. Now he uses his experience to help young men of color lead a better life

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Raising the Village With Fathers and Children Together

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African American and Latino incarcerated men have a new game changer for the intergenerational cycle of incarceration

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My Prison

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Thought and silence can push us to the emotional wall.

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Who Gets a Second Chance?

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Questioning the myth of justice

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Call Me By My True Names

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For some people, even the freedom of being called by their name has been taken away.

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