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.

He Deserves To Live

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

On Prison Reform

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Keep fewer behind bars and offer opportunities for self-rehabilitation

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

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.

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

My Prison

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Thought and silence can push us to the emotional wall.

Who Gets a Second Chance?

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Questioning the myth of justice

I was Homeless at the Age of Eight

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Anthony Rios builds from loss and strength to overcome his early start on the streets.

I’m Still Being Punished for His Crime

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Would you like to repeat the details your trauma again, and again, and again?

Remember This

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Stark reality hits when the violence is gone, but so is he.

His Blood Runs Through Me

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The blood of POPS the Club runs with emotional healing that can emerge unexpectedly.

The Blue Rag Ain’t For Me

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What a young man in the USA faces everyday caught between the blue rag and the blue line.

Life Without Justice

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Is Life Without Parole an unjust punishment? Can it ever be just?

Listening and the Difference Caring Makes

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Where we come from sets our life path in motion for better or worse, but open ears that care can alter the destination.

“They Stereotype the Students”

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Stereotypes hit teens hard, especially in moments struggling to follow their heart.