Women are the fastest-growing prison population, but when they’re released, they face far more  barriers to successful reintegration into society than men, especially if they have children. Experts and a former inmate running a new program for moms in prison discuss barriers and ways to overcome them.


  • Nina Porter, former inmate and co-founder, Mothers on the Rise
  • Dr. Jack Turman, Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Fairbanks School of Public Health, Indiana University
  • Dr. Pamela Lattimore, Senior Director for Research Development, Division for Applied Justice Research, RTI

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