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The JustUs Speaks Podcast, presented by JustLeadershipUSA (JLUSA), amplifies the voices of formerly incarcerated individuals in the U.S. Hosted by JLUSA Senior Movement and Capacity Building Specialists Lester Young and Hakim Crampton, the JustUs Speaks Podcast features interviews with directly impacted people sharing their experience with the criminal justice system, and life upon reentering society.

To learn more about JustLeadershipUSA and its mission to amplify the power of people who have been directly impacted by the criminal legal system, visit www.JLUSA.org

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The JustUs Speaks Podcast, presented by JustLeadershipUSA (JLUSA), amplifies the voices of formerly incarcerated individuals in the U.S. Hosted by JLUSA Senior Movement and Capacity Building Specialists Lester Young and Hakim Crampton, the JustUs Speaks Podcast features interviews with directly impacted people sharing their experience with the criminal justice system, and life upon reentering society.

To learn more about JustLeadershipUSA and its mission to amplify the power of people who have been directly impacted by the criminal legal system, visit www.JLUSA.org

    S1 E12 | Daniel Bullman: Education As a Deterrent for Recidivism and the Power of Pro-Social Connections

    S1 E12 | Daniel Bullman: Education As a Deterrent for Recidivism and the Power of Pro-Social Connections

    He was a police officer who went to prison and discovered that the people inside the walls were not the “bad people” he imagined they were. Today he is helping formerly incarcerated people like himself with reentry, especially with pursuing higher education. Daniel Bullman joins the #JustUs Speaks Podcast!

    • 31 min
    S1 E11 | Philip Cooper: Being a “Change Agent” and How Prison Saved His Life

    S1 E11 | Philip Cooper: Being a “Change Agent” and How Prison Saved His Life

    He grew up in poverty, got involved with using and selling drugs, and went to prison. But don't get it twisted, he says prison saved his life. “Change Agent” Philip Cooper joins the #JustUs Speaks Podcast!

    • 31 min
    S1 E10 | Kim Woodson: A Global Vision for Providing Reentry Services for Formerly Incarcerated People

    S1 E10 | Kim Woodson: A Global Vision for Providing Reentry Services for Formerly Incarcerated People

    She was sentenced to life in prison at age 17. Twenty-nine years later she was released. Today she has a global vision for providing reentry services to fellow formerly incarcerated individuals. Kim Woodson joins the #JustUs Speaks Podcast!

    • 31 min
    S1 E9 | Edwin Fuller: Helping Other Justice-Impacted Individuals in Ohio Find Dignity and Hope

    S1 E9 | Edwin Fuller: Helping Other Justice-Impacted Individuals in Ohio Find Dignity and Hope

    He found dignity inside of prison through reading books about others in even more dire circumstances. Today he is helping other justice-impacted individuals in Ohio find dignity and hope. Edwin Fuller joins the #JustUs Speaks Podcast!

    • 29 min
    S1 E8 | Brittany Lovely: Being Motivated By Love to Tear Down the Criminal Legal System and Rebuild Something Just In Its Place

    S1 E8 | Brittany Lovely: Being Motivated By Love to Tear Down the Criminal Legal System and Rebuild Something Just In Its Place

    Anger used to be her driving force. Today she is motivated by love to tear down the criminal legal system and rebuild something just in its place. Brittany Lovely joins the #JustUs Speaks Podcast!

    • 31 min
    S1 E7 | Andrew Winn: Developing Gardening As a Practice Inside the Walls of Prisons

    S1 E7 | Andrew Winn: Developing Gardening As a Practice Inside the Walls of Prisons

    As a kid, he enjoyed playing in the dirt. Today, as a formerly incarcerated leader, he helps give people in 10 California prisons the experience of gardening through the Insight Garden Program. Andrew Winn joins the #JustUs Speaks Podcast!

    • 36 min

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