Day: March 8, 2012

Pro Bono Gives Second Chances

What is life like for ex-offenders when they are released back into society after serving their sentences?  The PBEye recently saw a documentary which answers this question.  Graduate film students at The George Washington University Documentary Center explored this issue in the film “Released to Life”, which was named “Washington’s Best Film” in D.C.’s inaugural documentary competition.  The filmmakers shed some light on programs that are helping convicts rehabilitate and which services are sorely lacking for those leaving prison without a job, home, and everyday life skills to aid the transition. Ex-offenders face a myriad of obstacles including legal barriers, such

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