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The Wall: Behind and Beyond seeks to tackle misconceptions, myths, and societal issues that are the result of false narratives that are espoused by film and television. As told by currently incarcerated host, Phillip Jones.

The Wall: Behind and Beyond Phillip Alvin Jones

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The Wall: Behind and Beyond seeks to tackle misconceptions, myths, and societal issues that are the result of false narratives that are espoused by film and television. As told by currently incarcerated host, Phillip Jones.

    Y Label Me: A Talk With Clothing Designer & Advocate Krys Snider

    Y Label Me: A Talk With Clothing Designer & Advocate Krys Snider

    On this episode Phillip speaks with Krys Snider (She/They). This fierce advocate is someone who has lived a full circle experience, first as a correctional officer, then as someone who experienced incarceration herself. Krys has a passion for criminal justice reform and work in the re-entry space. She has a clothing line named “Y Label Me” with a focus on bringing awareness and empathy to the community of Americans who have experience with the criminal justice system.
    To support Y Label Me:
     
    https://breakfreeindustries.myshopify.com/collections/why-label
     
    To connect with Krys via social media.
    Twitter: @TheGeekKrys
    LinkedIn: Krys Snider
     
    To assist Phillip with a successful re entry.
    Please donate here:
     
    https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/Reentry2023
     
    To contact Phillip directly:
    Securus app. Or Securus.com
    881507 Alvin Jones
    Washington State
    #incarceratedlivesmatter #phillipajonesconsultingllc
    #podcast #reentry #YLabelMe #criminaljustice

    • 19 min
    Paralegal and Wife Advocate Emily Castro Take On Sentencing And Prison System Injustices in Georgia

    Paralegal and Wife Advocate Emily Castro Take On Sentencing And Prison System Injustices in Georgia

    Meet Mrs. Emily Castro fierce Georgia advocate for men and women incarcerated. Not only does she speak with incarcerated host Phillip about her many years as a paralegal but she’s also a staunch advocate for her husband who is currently incarcerated.
    For families who want to know how to help their loved ones who are still behind the wall. Please listen in as Emily tells you how to get it done.
    To contact Emily:
    Ekfcastro13@gmail.com
     
    To assist Phillip with a successful re entry. Please donate:
    https://www.gofundme.com/f/PAJ-incarcerated-lives-matter
     
     
    To contact Phillip directly
    Securus app. Or Securus.com
    881507 Alvin Jones
    Washington State
    #incarceratedlivesmatter
    #phillipajonesconsulting
    #cominghome

    • 23 min
    CROP: Building California Communities Where Justice-Involved People Can Thrive

    CROP: Building California Communities Where Justice-Involved People Can Thrive

    Incarcerated host Phillip A Jones passes the mic to 
    RICHARD MIRELES, DIRECTOR OF OUTREACH AND ENGAGEMENT OF CREATING RESTORATIVE OPPORTUNITIES AND PROGRAMS (CROP). Mr. Mireles is also formerly incarcerated (21 yrs) and has been a beacon of hope for returning citizens. He is also one the hosts of a successful podcast, The Prison Post. https://youtube.com/@ThePrisonPost
     
    Please tune into this captivating conversation on how Richard and the amazing folks at CROP are
    taking returning citizens out of an environment of chaos and instead offering them an environment of safety for them to grow, learn, and develop. 
    CROP
     
    https://croporganization.org
     
    Richard Mireles Twitter:
    @PrisonPostHost
     
    To assist Phillip with a successful re entry. Please donate:
     
    https://www.gofundme.com/f/PAJ-incarcerated-lives-matter/share
     
    To contact Phillip directly 
    Securus app. Or Securus.com
    881507 Alvin Jones 
    Washington State 

    • 42 min
    Trauma, At The Heart of the Carceral System, Often Goes Untreated — an interview with Beth Chatham

    Trauma, At The Heart of the Carceral System, Often Goes Untreated — an interview with Beth Chatham

    Incarcerated host Phillip speaks with Beth Chatham, LCSW-C an experienced Trauma informed therapist. Beth graduated from University of MD Baltimore County in 1992 with a double major in Social Work and Sociology. She received her Masters in Social Work in 2007 from Salisbury University. Beth has worked with several populations including the homeless, adolescents at risk of being placed in detention centers, child protection as a case manager and child abuse investigator and international adoptions.  She transitioned to therapy in 2014 beginning in an inpatient adolescent psychiatric hospital and then to her current position in an outpatient mental health clinic.  She also has extensive training in trauma focused therapy, Eye Movement, Desensitization, and Reprocessing therapy (EMDR), Trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.  Beth became involved in social justice and prison reform while working with several men who after being released from prison were struggling after their release, they described trauma before and during prison and how that impacted them being successful upon release.
     
    To reach Beth Chatham:
    eholling@msn.com
     
    Giving season (End of Year Donations) 
    Giving season is here! Phillip's non profit Inside/Outside Consults, Inc. has partnered with A Beautiful Heart Ministries (ABHM). We would love for you to visit ABHM to donate for this GIVING season to help those impacted by the justice svstem!
    https://www.abeautifulheartministries.org/
     
    As always, to connect with Phillip directly:
    Securus.com (there is also an app)
    Alvin Jones 881507
    Washington State Department of
    Corrections
    Twitter: @Phillipajones71
    https://grantparoletophillip.com/

    • 26 min
    The Challenge of Advocating For Incarcerated Loved Ones: An Interview w/ Arika Rodriguez

    The Challenge of Advocating For Incarcerated Loved Ones: An Interview w/ Arika Rodriguez

    Meet Mrs. Arika Rodriguez, a Georgia advocate whose husband is currently incarcerated. Arika’s husband is currently in need of substance abuse treatment. She shares their story of being arrested on conspiracy charges and her being detained while pregnant. Arika’s husband has been incarcerated since the age of 15 yrs old, he was released for 2 months and incarcerated again. She is also the daughter of a man who was formerly incarcerated and passed away in 2016 from an overdose. These experiences led her to advocacy. She enjoys networking and educating others in why they should help those incarcerated. She deals with organizations that fight the whole justice system as well. They educate people about the importance of voting and knowing their rights. To reach Arika directly: Theanonymousvoices1@gmail.com Arika mentioned F.A.I.R Fighting Against Institutionalized Railroading They are active on Facebook. Also look for Damita Bishop on Facebook. Phillip’s needs: Giving season is here! Phillip's non profit Inside/Outside Consults, Inc. has partnered with A Beautiful Heart Ministries (ABHM). We would love for you to visit ABHM to donate for this GIVING season to help those impacted by the justice svstem! Please hit that donate button today. https://www.abeautifulheartministries.org As always, to connect with your incarcerated host: Jpay.com Alvin Jones 881507 Washington State Department of Corrections Twitter: @Phillipajones71 https://grantparoletophillip.com/





     

    • 29 min
    Out For Justice Empowers Returning Citizens in Maryland to Make Policy Change in the Carceral System

    Out For Justice Empowers Returning Citizens in Maryland to Make Policy Change in the Carceral System

    Meet Baltimore home town hero Mrs. Nicole Hanson-Mundell. 
    This powerhouse is an expert on criminal justice policy and re-entry in Maryland. She currently serves as the Executive Director of Out for Justice, a member-led nonprofit organization for returning citizens working to reform local and statewide reentry policies. Nicole leads Out for Justice by advancing its mission to engage, educate and empower those with criminal records to lead the change they want to see. In this role, she has organized large-scale expungement events and clinics, registered returning citizens to vote, supported high-risk individuals in navigating life after release, and collaborated with Morgan State University to conduct a re-entry health needs assessment research project in Baltimore City.
     
    Find out more about Out 4 Justice here:
     
    https://www.out4justice.org
     
    Nicole referenced
    Justice Policy Institute (JPI) supporting second chances 
     
    https://justicepolicy.org/tag/maryland/?page=1&keywords=&sort=DESC&cat=all
     
    Phillips needs:
    Giving season is here! Phillip's non profit Inside/Outside Consults, Inc. has partnered with A Beautiful Heart Ministries (ABHM). We would love for you to visit ABHM to donate for this GIVING season to help those impacted by the justice svstem!
    Please hit that donate button today.
     
    https://www.abeautifulheartministries.org
     
    As always, to connect with your incarcerated host:
    Jpay.com 
    Alvin Jones 881507
    Washington State Department of
    Corrections
    Twitter: @Phillipajones71

    • 38 min

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