Succeeding after prison

Goose Creek Prison. Photo by Ellen Lockyer, KSKA - Anchorage.
Goose Creek Prison. Photo by Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage.

Almost everyone who goes to prison will eventually be released, but without the proper support network, many will likely re-offend. Organizations, individuals, and the Department of Corrections are trying to change that.

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HOST: Anne Hillman

GUESTS:

  • Karen Cann – Deputy Commissioner of DOC
  • Wesley Brewington – CITC Peer Support Supervisor
  • Jon Woodard – Ironworkers Union
  • Statewide callers 

Participate:

  • Call 550-8422 (Anchorage) or 1-800-478-8255 (statewide) during the live broadcast
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  • Send email to talk@alaskapublic.org (comments may be read on air)

LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.

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After being told innumerable times that maybe she asked too many questions, Anne Hillman decided to pursue a career in journalism. She's reported from around Alaska since 2007 and briefly worked as a community radio journalism trainer in rural South Sudan. ahillman (at) alaskapublic (dot) org | 907.550.8447  |  About Anne

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