In this update to Episode 1, host David Risley, a former career federal prosecutor, has a conversation with one of his former defendants, Lynard Joiner, founder and CEO of Shifting Into New Gear (SING).
Mr. Joiner discusses what he sees as the five key factors involved in successful community reentry by returning citizens after prison:
- Resource support.
He points out that effective reentry programs are a win-win solution to the problem of recidivism (return to prison for new offenses).
Mr. Risley discusses the need for a shift in our criminal justice thinking from a punishment paradigm to a problem-solving paradigm.
* Justice Voices website: https://justicevoices.org
* SING website: https://ShiftingIntoNewGear.org