Alaska’s prisons are full, and a disproportionately large number of the people inside are Alaska Natives. The recidivism rate for that population is about 74 percent. But there are solutions. Organizations around the state are using new strategies like joint tribal-state courts and more support for people who are re-entering the community to help reverse the trend.
HOST: Anne Hillman
- Greg Razo, chair, Alaska Criminal Justice Commission
- Denise Morris, president and CEO, Alaska Native Justice Center
- Robyn Langlie, executive director, Victims for Justice
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