Oct. 17, 2019: Colorado Prison Chief Gets Advice From Former Inmate On Changing The System

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By Kim Nguyen and Colorado Public Radio. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
The head of Colorado's prison system said he wants to reduce recidivism by doing a better job of preparing inmates for release. Dean Williams said one change he’d make would be to allow inmates to work outside of prison in advance of their release. Williams and Jeff Johnson, a parolee who advocates for prison reform, spoke on CPR's Colorado Matters.

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