55 episodes

Welcome to the Reimagining Prison Podcast. Host Sam Dye will be interviewing thought leaders in the field of Corrections to get their thoughts on what it would mean to reimagine prison in America. Join us as we explore making safer communities inside and out.

Prison Fellowship is a Christian non-profit organization that aims to restore those affected by crime and incarceration by helping men and women in prison achieve holistic life transformation and emerge as productive citizens.

For more information contact reimaginingprisonpodcast@pfm.org

Reimagining Prison Prison Fellowship

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0, 13 Ratings

Welcome to the Reimagining Prison Podcast. Host Sam Dye will be interviewing thought leaders in the field of Corrections to get their thoughts on what it would mean to reimagine prison in America. Join us as we explore making safer communities inside and out.

Prison Fellowship is a Christian non-profit organization that aims to restore those affected by crime and incarceration by helping men and women in prison achieve holistic life transformation and emerge as productive citizens.

For more information contact reimaginingprisonpodcast@pfm.org

    Reimagining Prison - 55 - Eddie Miles, Part 2

    Reimagining Prison - 55 - Eddie Miles, Part 2

    In this episode, Sam continues his conversation with Eddie Miles, the Warden at the St. Cloud Correction Center in Minnesota. In Part 1, Sam and Eddie discussed the tragic event Eddie faced in his facility when a correctional officer was killed at the hands of one of the incarcerated men. If you haven't already, listen to episode 54 hear Eddie's story. In Part 2, Sam and Eddie dive deeper into some of the lessons Eddie learned from the incident and the ways he continued to lead in that crisis.

    Discover Prison Fellowship's Warden Exchange Program at pfm.org/warden-exchange

    To reach out with any feedback or suggestions for future podcast guests, contact reimaginingprisonpodcast@pfm.org.

    music by Podington Bear under a Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Grit/Blammo)

    • 31 min
    Reimagining Prison - 54 - Eddie Miles, Part 1

    Reimagining Prison - 54 - Eddie Miles, Part 1

    In today's first of a two-part interview, Sam sits down with Eddie Miles, the Warden at the St. Cloud Correction Center in Minnesota. In Part 1, Sam and Eddie discuss the tragic event Eddie faced in his facility when a correctional officer was killed at the hands of one of the incarcerated men. Listen in to hear Eddie's story.

    Discover Prison Fellowship's Warden Exchange Program at pfm.org/warden-exchange

    To reach out with any feedback or suggestions for future podcast guests, contact reimaginingprisonpodcast@pfm.org.

    music by Podington Bear under a Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Grit/Blammo)

    • 24 min
    Reimagining Prison - 53 - James Corder

    Reimagining Prison - 53 - James Corder

    In this episode, Sam sits down with James Corder, who was incarcerated in Iowa for 28 years after committing murder while under the age of 18. Listen in as Sam and James discuss James' incarceration and his journey to reentry, including some of the struggles he still faces today.

    Discover Prison Fellowship's Warden Exchange Program at pfm.org/warden-exchange

    To reach out with any feedback or suggestions for future podcast guests, contact reimaginingprisonpodcast@pfm.org.

    music by Podington Bear under a Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Grit/Blammo)

    • 34 min
    Reimagining Prison - 52 - Ron Self, Part 2

    Reimagining Prison - 52 - Ron Self, Part 2

    Today's episode is part two in a conversation with Ron Self, former Marine and founder of Veterans Healing Veterans. If you haven’t already, listen to Episode 51 (https://soundcloud.com/prisonfellowship/reimagining-prison-51-ron-self-part-1) to hear the story of his time in the Marines followed by his incarceration and attempted suicide leading up to his founding of Veterans Healing Veterans. In this episode, Ron discusses some of the psychological challenges that many veterans face and how these struggles can be addressed. Listen in as Ron uses his first-hand experiences alongside his masters degree in psychology and doctorate in sociology to provide insight into these mental health issues that impact much of America’s adult population.

    To learn more about Veterans Healing Veterans, go to veteranshealingveterans.org.

    Listen to Ron Self's 2016 Ted Talk from inside San Quentin State Prison at youtube.com/watch?v=IfG7WV-bN6Y

    Discover Prison Fellowship's Warden Exchange Program at pfm.org/warden-exchange

    To reach out with any feedback or suggestions for future podcast guests, contact reimaginingprisonpodcast@pfm.org.

    music by Podington Bear under a Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Grit/Blammo)

    • 19 min
    Reimagining Prison - 51 - Ron Self, Part 1

    Reimagining Prison - 51 - Ron Self, Part 1

    Today’s episode is the first of a two part conversation with Ron Self, former marine and founder of Veterans Healing Veterans, which is an in-prison program now in 5 California prisons. While in the Marine Corps, Ron earned a masters degree in psychology and a doctorate in sociology. Listen in as Ron shares his story from serving in the Marine Corps to how he ended up incarcerated for 23 years and the lessons he learned and now shares through Veterans Healing Veterans. Tune in next week for more about Veterans Healing Veterans.

    Listen to Ron Self's 2016 Ted Talk from inside San Quentin State Prison at youtube.com/watch?v=IfG7WV-bN6Y

    Discover Prison Fellowship's Warden Exchange Program at pfm.org/warden-exchange

    To reach out with any feedback or suggestions for future podcast guests, contact reimaginingprisonpodcast@pfm.org.

    music by Podington Bear under a Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Grit/Blammo)

    • 27 min
    Reimagining Prison - 50 - Todd Dewett

    Reimagining Prison - 50 - Todd Dewett

    In this episode, Sam chats with Todd Dewett, one of the most in-demand leadership keynote speakers around the world. With a PhD in organizational behavior, Todd motivates millions of people globally through his LinkedIn Learning courses, leadership books, and coaching in addition to keynote speaking. Listen in as Sam and Todd discuss building transformational teams and the importance of authenticity in leadership in the context of corrections.

    Visit drdewett.com to learn more about Todd Dewett and to access some of his transformational leadership resources.

    Discover Prison Fellowship's Warden Exchange Program at pfm.org/warden-exchange

    To reach out with any feedback or suggestions for future podcast guests, contact reimaginingprisonpodcast@pfm.org.

    music by Podington Bear under a Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License (https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Grit/Blammo)

    • 31 min

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