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Robert Benson and the Colors of Freedom (Teaser)

Imagine being locked up for nearly 30 years, then released only to find yourself in an entirely different world than the one you left behind. Step into the shoes of ex-convict Robert Benson, age 48, thrown behind bars at age 16 into an achromatic time capsule, with little to no exposure of the changes happening outside. 19 more words

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Malloy, Officials Talk Justice Reform

(Washington, DC/CBS Connecticut) – Governor Dannel Malloy was among the panelists for a justice reform summit in Washington, D.C. today.

Among the topics: Malloy says the prison population in Connecticut is down by some 4,000 and the goal remains to reincorporate as many inmates back into society as possible.. 59 more words

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Ruby on the Outside by Nora Raleigh Baskin

Bibliographic Citation:
Baskin, Nora Raleigh. (2015). Orbiting Jupiter. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster. ISBN 978-1442485037.

Plot Summary:
A young girl named Ruby copes with life after her mother’s incarceration. 276 more words

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The Knotted Line

The Knotted Line

     The Knotted Line (TKL) is an interactive interface of data compiled primarily on the history of incarceration within the United States. Creator, Evan Bissel, an artist researcher, along with software guru, Eric Loyer  developed the website.  299 more words

Happy Thanksgiving to those who are Thankful!!!

Because under these circumstances (of incarceration), it becomes more obvious how important the times are for us to spend certain occasions with our loved ones – so, it doesn’t become as important to observe the EXACT date of Thanksgiving, as much as the recognition of our time to reflect on what (and WHO) we are thankful for. 44 more words

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News Day Tuesday: Mental Illness and Prison

Good afternoon, readers! First of all, I want to share some big news of my own–on Thanksgiving, on the rooftop of a family friend’s townhouse, my fella proposed to me!  415 more words

Bipolar Disorder

#334: Duty Calls

#334: Duty Calls

11/20/2016 by This American Life

Web player: http://podplayer.net/#/?id=25436844

Episode: http://feed.thisamericanlife.org/~r/talpodcast/~5/C_dDn4MjDS8/334.mp3

Josh’s mother and younger brother were a mess. His mother drank too much. 50 more words