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Prison’s Revolving Door

Location:

Akron

Event Type(s): Lecture / Workshop, Lecture / Workshop
Organization: Akron Main Library
Description: It cost $75,000 a year to incarcerate a nonviolent offender but only $5,000 to help that individual live productively in freedom. The film It’s More Expensive to Do Nothing, explores the troubling realities that lie behind the revolving door of prison, the complexities of reform, and the frequent disregard for programs that can help returning citizens succeed in society. Interviewing more than 25 experts, the documentary also profiles nonviolent individuals who have turned their lives around after completing remediation and literacy programs. Reentry resources and handouts provided. Room 1.
Address: 60 South High Street
Room 1
Akron, Ohio 44326
Contact Name: Simone Richardson
Contact Phone: 330-643-9020
Contact Email: srichard@akronlibrary.org
More Info Link: www.akronlibrary.org
Date: Thursday, 4/19/2018
Start Time: 6:30 PM
End Time: 7:30 PM
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