30,000 Copies and Counting: This Newspaper Helps Inmates Prepare for Life on the Outside

This audio story was produced by YES! Media.
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In September 2017, Tracy Brumfield launched RISE, a resource guide catered toward helping current and former inmates navigate the barriers they face when they are released, such as housing and employment.

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In September 2017, Tracy Brumfield launched RISE, a resource guide catered toward helping current and former inmates navigate the barriers to housing and employment they face when they are released. YES! Media’s Bailey Williams interviews solutions journalism intern Shaima Shamdeen, who wrote about Brumfield’s story and the impact of RISE: