Glass Ceiling By Marshall Jones Felt like a movie playing the day he sentenced me…. Time stopped as I laid my head on the table, tears battered the carpet beneath. Tears laced the face of my brother, told me “Don’t cry”, like life imprisonment wasn’t a good reason. Still remember that day… Glad to say…

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Does Prison Reform People? By Marshall Jones I have been asked this question quite a few times over the 17 years I have been imprisoned, sentenced to two consecutive life sentences without parole. See, when people look at me, they find it hard to believe that I have a life sentence. For one, I don’t…

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Rebecca Barber, Reentry Housing Coordinator, talks with a listener in Waupun Correctional during this current situation with Covid… This is what it is to be inside RIGHT NOW. “allow me to fill you in on what’s going on around here. B, we’ve been locked down for about two weeks now (since October 16th), due to…

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In this revealing interview, Nehemiah Reentry staff member Rebecca Barber, talks with a currently incarcerated individual in a Wisconsin prison about the conditions in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Sent Thursday, March 26, 2020 (Identity not included for their protection) “I’m currently serving my seventh year on a nonviolent drug offense in my first incarceration. I was sent to [a maximum-security prison in WI] on an override from Madison due to the significant accomplishments and conduct that I have maintained during my incarceration. I have been…

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Sent Thursday, March 26, 2020 (Identity not included for their protection) “I’ve been in [a maximum-security prison in WI] for the past eighteen years, and I have never seen it anywhere close to as somber as it’s been over the past few weeks. Fear, worry and frustration have gripped and overwhelmed both inmates and staff…

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