The United States locks up more people, than any other nation in the world- we have 2.3 million people behind bars
I spoke to Michelle Cirocco and Alison Rapping who both recently visited The White House to discuss prison reform and how to put incarcerated women back to work.
Michelle Cirocco- Chief Social Responsibility Officer for Televerde, a Phoenix based sales and marketing company technology company. Televerde provides career opportunities for incarcerated women both while in prison and after release. 70% of the company’s global workforce is incarcerated women.
Alison Rapping- CEO of the AROUET foundation- an organization dedicated to supporting , mentoring and training women involved in the Justice System. She is also the President of Alison Rapping & Associates, a firm that provides consulting to community benefit organizations in the USA & Africa. She has more than 25 years of non-profit experience.
Listen to the conversation below