Multimedia Resources

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Video Links

Video 1: Life on Parole

Description: The parole system in Connecticut is described and four parolees are interviewed on their experiences.

Video 2: The Released

Description: This video describes the process of leaving prison for someone who has been diagnosed with a serious mental illness.

Audio Links

Audio 1: Felons in Florida Want Their Voting Rights Back Without a Hassle

Description: This NPR audio link describes the challenges of felony disenfranchisement, or loss of voting rights, upon release from prison.

Audio 2: Flipbooks Help Prisoners Stay Connected to Their Loved Ones

Description: This piece describes the limitations to staying in touch with family members while incarcerated and describes how technology can improve these efforts and aid reintegration.

Web Resources

Web 1: Fewer Innocent Inmates Were Released From Prison in 2017, Study Says

Description: This NPR article reviews a drop in the number of exonerations from prison.

Web 2: Probation and Parole in the United States, 2016

Description: This website describes the current number of people on probation and parole.