Episode 14: Rico along with Makini discuss mass incarceration and the wrongly convicted. Later, she shares personal experiences with her husband currently being 'held for ransom' in prison for a crime he DID NOT commit. She discuss her challenges supporting a man in prison and losing all her friends in the process. Makini also shares how she copes without conjugal visits.
Thank you @Makini101 for being this weeks guest. Follow her on social media for updates on her husbands case. Email her at Biddersweet252@gmail.com to donate!
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See below for reentry programs available in NY.
Exodus – This organization helps male and female ex-offenders with their reentry process. They offer a variety of different services that returning citizens can benefit from.
Second Chance Reentry – They provide medical, educational, employment, and treatment programs with a focus on ex-offenders.
America Works – An employment resource that is available to ex-offenders.
The Doe Fund – An organization that assists many at-risk populations including ex-offenders.
College and Community Fellowship – They help female ex-offenders pursue higher education.
Fortune Society – They help returning citizens with a variety of different services to assist in their reentry.
Next Door Project – The Next Door Project helps ex-offenders with legal and employment services.
The Osborne Association – This organization offers ex-offenders opportunities to transform their life. They have a large amount of programs available to returning citizens.
CEO – Another New York City employment resource. This is only available to men and women on parole or probation.
Providence House – A faith-based agency based in Brooklyn. They help women with transitional housing.