Event Spotlight - CT Reentry Reform Day
Reentry Reform Day event included speakers, voter registration, and much more! Our Panel Discussions included the following topics and their related Senate and House Bills: Fair Chance Hiring (HB 5583), Fair treatment of incarcerated Women (SB 13), Unlock the Vote (HB 5418), Immigration (HB 5544), and Opioids (SB 172). Opening remarks was given by Representative Brandon McGee. Panel sessions featured voices of those impacted by the justice system, as well as legislative sponsors of the various bills. Below are links to the press coverage:
Project Highlight - On the Outside
Life on Parole, produced in Connecticut with the cooperation of the Department of Corrections and in collaboration with the New York Times, follows several former prisoners released on parole, showing in stark detail the punitive rules under which they live. For more than a year, "Frontline" and The New York Times followed newly released prisoners as they tried to find homes and jobs, reconnect with loved ones and avoid temptation, sometimes discovering that the system created to help them can also hold them back. Click here to see "Behind Bars" presented by 60 minutes or see the "Life on Parole" documentary below. Also, video of Michelle Alexander's discussion on her book, The New Jim Crow, can been seen here.
Past Film Screening Dates
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