Life after Prison

Life after Prison

Record-high incarceration rates have kept lawbreakers off America's streets, but now a large number of people are being released back into the "real world," often with little or no guidance in how to get a job, find housing, and...

Record-high incarceration rates have kept lawbreakers off America's streets, but now a large number of people are being released back into the "real world," often with little or no guidance in how to get a job, find housing, and operate as citizens in their communities. A panel talks about programs to help people make the adjustment to life after prison, and why they so often fail.

Guests

Kelly Little

Druid Heights Community Development Corporation in Baltimore, Md.

Charles Simon

deputy associate attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice

Mario Paparozzi

professor of law and justice at the College of New Jersey and a former parole officer with the New Jersey Department of Corrections

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