What challenges do people with criminal records face when re-entering society? What is Connecticut doing to help prior offenders reintegrate?
This hour: we discuss challenges faced after leaving prison. This includes finding gainful employment, getting an education and even finding a place to live.
- Kel Lyons - Reporter and Report for America corps member who covers justice for the Connecticut Mirror (@Kelan_Lyons)
- Shelby Henderson - Smart Justice Advocate with the ACLU of Connecticut (@ShelbyHendG)
- State Representative Robyn Porter - Representative to the Connecticut General Assembly for New Haven and Hamden (@Porter4DaPeople)
- Trina Sexton - Director of Re-Entry Services at the Connecticut Department of Corrections
Cat Pastor contributed to this show.