rehabilitation http://kalw.org en Crime victims find healing through restorative justice http://kalw.org/post/crime-victims-find-healing-through-restorative-justice <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size: 19px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline;">Dionne Wilson's husband, a San Leandro police officer, was killed in the line of duty seven years ago, but she says it took her a long time to find a way to really heal. </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size: 19px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline;">“For many years, I carried around so much vengeance and hate. I realized at a certain point I had nothing left. I had no more tools. I engaged in a lot of self-destructive behavior. I tried to buy my way out of my grief; I tried to drink my way out for a short period. Thankfully, I didn’t take that too far. And I just didn’t have a way to move past being embroiled in the moment,” says Wilson.</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size: 19px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline;">Wilson initially thought the trial and conviction of her husband’s murderer would bring her some sort of comfort or closure.</span> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 00:50:10 +0000 Jasmin Lopez 34122 at http://kalw.org Crime victims find healing through restorative justice Youth Radio: Staying off probation, and teaching others how http://kalw.org/post/youth-radio-staying-probation-and-teaching-others-how <p>In 2008, Reinaldi Gilder promised himself that he would never go back to jail. Since his release in December of that year, he’s not only managed to keep his word, he has also shown others that they can do the same.</p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 21:07:41 +0000 Pendarvis Harshaw 32000 at http://kalw.org Youth Radio: Staying off probation, and teaching others how Dispatches from the Inside: Rehabilitation needs are not being met for California prisoners http://kalw.org/post/dispatches-inside-rehabilitation-needs-are-not-being-met-california-prisoners <p><em>Richard Gilliam is incarcerated at the California Men's Colony (CMC).</em></p><p class="p2">August 27, 2012</p> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 22:49:48 +0000 Richard Gilliam 17249 at http://kalw.org Dispatches from the Inside: Rehabilitation needs are not being met for California prisoners