11 episodes

Conversations about A Brighter Way Season 1 - Welcome Home is a podcast showcasing the humanity of people who have been incarcerated. By sharing struggles and successes, these stories will highlight the complexities of navigating the world post incarceration. Each person’s perspective is unique and by sharing their experiences, we hope these conversations will lead us towards – A Brighter Way. abrighterway.org. (734)-896-3770.

Conversations About A Brighter Way - Welcome Home A Brighter Way

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Conversations about A Brighter Way Season 1 - Welcome Home is a podcast showcasing the humanity of people who have been incarcerated. By sharing struggles and successes, these stories will highlight the complexities of navigating the world post incarceration. Each person’s perspective is unique and by sharing their experiences, we hope these conversations will lead us towards – A Brighter Way. abrighterway.org. (734)-896-3770.

    Reentry Through Relationship - Finale

    Reentry Through Relationship - Finale

    After a season of difficult but important conversations, Adam and Robin share their thoughts about what  they learned, what they felt, and what inspired them from this season.

    • 44 min
    Reentry Through Relationship - Employers

    Reentry Through Relationship - Employers

    When you get out of prison, one of your first worries is finding a way to make money. But to many, a  felony conviction is seen as a stain on a job application. We talk with employers Paul and Paul about how to find a job when you’re recently incarcerated, the value of a real workplace community, and more. Plus – a bit about what they do as employers to support their formerly incarcerated workers.

    • 43 min
    Reentry Through Relationship - Your Mental Health

    Reentry Through Relationship - Your Mental Health

    Mental illness is extremely common among those currently and recently incarcerated, and incarceration itself can be traumatizing. But what can you do to find help when you need it, and what should that help look like? We talk about dealing with mental health issues, finding the right therapist and social support, and more with mental health experts Allison, Kat, and Judy. 

    • 50 min
    Reentry Through Relationship - Family

    Reentry Through Relationship - Family

    Cloutia and Katie share their experiences loving someone who’s incarcerated. Cloutia talks about coming to terms with her son’s crime and 15-year sentence, and Katie talks about what it’s like to fall in love with a man behind bars. And they both share the joy of a loved one coming home.

    • 49 min
    Reentry Through Relationship - Mentoring and Mentee

    Reentry Through Relationship - Mentoring and Mentee

    Michael Jordan and his mentor Q join us to share what a mentor and mentee mean to each other. We hear about how Michael inspires Q with a pair of shoes and an inner tube, the community you need when you come home, and more.

    • 52 min
    Finale 1.6

    Finale 1.6

    adam and i wrap up the season 

    with insights and thoughts 

    of season 1

    with gratitude and inspiration 

    we give you this episode



    With much light,

    robin

    • 39 min

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