Returning from Prison

Returning from Prison

Thousands of men and women are released from prison and return home to the Washington area each year. And many find that the "ex-offender" label follows them for years as they seek housing and apply for jobs. We'll talk about life after...

Thousands of men and women are released from prison and return home to the Washington area each year. And many find that the "ex-offender" label follows them for years as they seek housing and apply for jobs. We'll talk about life after prison and what can be done to stop the revolving door back to jail.

Guests

Charles Thornton

Director, D.C. Office on Ex-Offender Affairs

Nancy La Vigne

Director, Justice Policy Center, Urban Institute

Eleanor Holmes Norton

Delegate, U.S. House of Representatives (D-DC)

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