8 episodes

Welcome to The Cycle Breakers Podcast sponsored by Cycle Breakers Multimedia Company, LLC. The Cycle Breakers Podcast is a podcast that aims to highlight breaking negative cycles in life and finding personal and professional success in life.

The Cycle Breakers Podcas‪t‬ John P. Figueroa

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 21 Ratings

Welcome to The Cycle Breakers Podcast sponsored by Cycle Breakers Multimedia Company, LLC. The Cycle Breakers Podcast is a podcast that aims to highlight breaking negative cycles in life and finding personal and professional success in life.

    Coming Home From Prison Pt 1.

    Coming Home From Prison Pt 1.

    This week, our host, John Figueroa, discusses being released from prison and jumping right into the thick of reintegrating back into society after a period of incarceration of 16 1/2 years. John was a societal baby, having been incarcerated at the age...

    • 21 min
    Prison inside of a Prison: Solitary Confinement

    Prison inside of a Prison: Solitary Confinement

    This week, our host, John Figueroa, shares some of his experiences in solitary confinement. John spent approximately 10 years total in solitary confinement while incarcerated... which includes a stint of 6 years straight in solitary. John shares what he...

    • 41 min
    A Mother's Incarceration

    A Mother's Incarceration

    This week we sit down with Natasha Williams. Natasha grew up living a rough lifestyle, and shares about some of the experiences which led her to a negative lifestyle, including experiencing violence and abuse, and serving two prison sentences in 2...

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Life As A Prison Wife

    Life As A Prison Wife

    With this episode we shift our focus to discuss the life of a prison wife. Our host had the opportunity to have a conversation with Rachel Sime, who not only married an incarcerated individual and did the bid with her man, but also was a mom of an...

    • 56 min
    Getting Out After 27 Years: Interview with a Returning Citizen Lifer

    Getting Out After 27 Years: Interview with a Returning Citizen Lifer

    This episode is a must listen!!! Alex Sime, a returning citizen who completed 27 years in prison on a 25-to-Life sentence, sits down with The Returning Citizen: Life After Incarceration  podcast host, John Figueroa, to discuss the harsh realities of...

    • 1 hr 17 min
    The Returning Citizen and Civic Engagement: A Call to Action

    The Returning Citizen and Civic Engagement: A Call to Action

    The Returning Citizen: Life After Incarceration segment introduction: "Ask The Returning Citizen"Listeners ask candid questions of returning citizens to better understand what the harsh realities of reentry into society after a period of incarceration...

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

Anonymous11152013 ,

Great Podcast!!

John is such a remarkable host with a raw and real perspective. His ability to enlighten listeners and speak to other returning citizens like himself is truly inspiring! Great podcast! Definitely a must listen!!

Abbyluvschewy ,

Life after incarceration !!

I can’t wait to hear more testimony’s.. John is a authentic transparent host!! Loooved every moment, Definitely a five ⭐️’s, God is real! Laying in bed listening in, gives me hope with my own son.

shope627 ,

The Returning Citizen: Life After Incarceration

This podcast is so powerful! I love the realness and how eloquently John expresses his views about life after incarceration! Thank you so much! I’ll be tuned in for every episode!!!

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