Sunday, April 28, 2019

"The Redemption Project": Van Jones explores restorative justice on CNN

Van Jones premiered his series “The Redemption Project” about restorative justice on CNN tonight, major link here.  Not pleasant. 
The premier episode showed a man (white) in prison in California for life for impulsively stabbing a mom for money for a drug fix. He gets a letter from her daughter one day and has a meeting where he faces what came over him.

Later Van interviews a man who is out on probation and starting work as a counselor for other prisoners in Lancaster, CA (in the desert, near LA – I’ve driven past that prison a few times).

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