Community in Unity: Prisoner Re-Entry

Every month about 1,000 people are released from prison in Alaska, and many of them end up going back. Re-integrating into a community can be challenging. In this program, we explore the topic of what makes prisoner re-entry successful.

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To explore the various stages of prisoner re-entry — from the first day out to finding a job, see an interactive feature called, “Hitting Reset: Life After Prison” written and produced by urban affairs reporter Anne Hillman.

Community in Unity forum, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 at Alaska Public Media. Photo: Pat Yack
Community in Unity forum, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 at Alaska Public Media. Photo: Pat Yack

Host: Anne Hillman, reporter, Urban Affairs Desk, KSKA-Anchorage

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BROADCAST TIME:

KSKA: Monday, Dec. 7, at 7:00 p.m. on 91.1 FM

KAKM: Tuesday, Dec. 8, at 7:00 p.m. on KAKM Channel 7

ABOUT COMMUNITY IN UNITY

Community in Unity is a series of public forums exploring contemporary urban challenges in Alaska. “Prisoner Re-Entry” is its inaugural event.

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