Your Call: What one woman's journey can teach us about reforming the US prison system

Jun 6, 2017

We’ll have a conversation with prison reform activist, Susan Burton, about her book Becoming Ms. Burton.  

Ms. Burton documents her life from the death of her son, to her spiral down into drug addiction, to her successful work now running the nonprofit, A New Way of Life. The group helps women leaving prison re-enter society. What conversations should we be having about reforming prisons from the inside out?

Guests:

Susan Burton, founder of A New Way of Life Re-entry Project, and author of Becoming Ms. Burton: From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women

Web Resources:

A New Way of Life

The New Press: Becoming Ms. Burton—From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women