5 episodes

ReEntry Stories features conversations between people who were once in prison. When they return to the community, they often they have trouble finding jobs, housing, education and mental health services.

ReEntry Stories WYSO

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ReEntry Stories features conversations between people who were once in prison. When they return to the community, they often they have trouble finding jobs, housing, education and mental health services.

    ReEntry Stories: Who I Might Have Been And Who I Am

    ReEntry Stories: Who I Might Have Been And Who I Am

    ReEntry Stories features conversations between people who were once in prison. More than 1500 people a year return to life outside prison in Montgomery County, and, like returned citizens all over Ohio, they often have trouble finding jobs, housing, education and mental health services. All the people in ReEntry stories were part of Sinclair Community College’s Advanced Job Training program or the Dayton Collaboratory’s X Factor Initiative . Latisha Ellis went to prison right after high school

    • 9 min
    ReEntry Stories: Advocating For Education On The Outside

    ReEntry Stories: Advocating For Education On The Outside

    ReEntry Stories features conversations between people who were once in prison. More than 1500 people a year return to life outside prison in Montgomery County, and, like returned citizens all over Ohio, they often have trouble finding jobs, housing, education and mental health services. All the people in ReEntry stories were part of Sinclair Community College’s Advanced Job Training program or the Dayton Collaboratory’s X Factor Initiative . Mary Evans and January Newport met in prison and both

    • 11 min
    ReEntry Stories: Breaking Patterns Of Incarceration With Regimen, Writing

    ReEntry Stories: Breaking Patterns Of Incarceration With Regimen, Writing

    ReEntry Stories features conversations between people who were once in prison. More than 1500 people a year return to life outside prison in Montgomery County, and, like returned citizens all over Ohio, they often have trouble finding jobs, housing, education and mental health services. All the people in ReEntry stories were part of Sinclair Community College’s Advanced Job Training program or the Dayton Collaboratory’s X Factor Initiative . Today we meet Angel Hopson Woods, a student at

    • 6 min
    ReEntry Stories: Finding Partnership, Purpose In And Out Of Prison

    ReEntry Stories: Finding Partnership, Purpose In And Out Of Prison

    ReEntry Stories features conversations between people who were once in prison. More than 1,500 people a year return to life outside prison in Montgomery County, and, like returned citizens all over Ohio, they often they have trouble finding jobs, housing, education and mental health services. All the people in people in ReEntry stories were part of Sinclair Community College’s Advanced Job Training program or the Dayton Collaboratory’s X Factor Initiative . Today we meet Keyawn Jackson and his

    • 9 min
    ReEntry Stories: Reclaiming A Professional Career After Prison

    ReEntry Stories: Reclaiming A Professional Career After Prison

    A new series begins today on WYSO called ReEntry Stories: conversations between people who were once in prison. When they return to the community, they often they have trouble finding jobs, housing, education and mental health services. Every year in Ohio, more than 22,000 people are released from prison, 1,500 in Montgomery County alone. ReEntry Stories is produced by Mary Evans, who was incarcerated at Dayton Correctional, where she took part in Sinclair Community College’s Advanced Job

    • 11 min

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These Stories Must Be Heard

The world needs this podcast, and will need it as long as human beings continue to be incarcerated. Empowering stories that show the complexities of living as a returned citizen. Everyone should give this podcast a listen.

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