Succeeding after prison

Goose Creek Prison. Photo by Ellen Lockyer, KSKA - Anchorage.
Goose Creek Prison. Photo by Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage.

Almost everyone who goes to prison will eventually be released, but without the proper support network, many will likely re-offend. Organizations, individuals, and the Department of Corrections are trying to change that.

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HOST: Anne Hillman


  • Karen Cann – Deputy Commissioner of DOC
  • Wesley Brewington – CITC Peer Support Supervisor
  • Jon Woodard – Ironworkers Union
  • Statewide callers 


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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.

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Anne Hillman is the healthy communities editor at Alaska Public Media and a host of Hometown, Alaska. Reach her at Read more about Anne here.

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