Mass Story Lab in Greensboro: Anita Bennett describes her struggle to complete probation and pay off thousands of dollars of court debt. 

Sponsored by Humanities Action Lab/States of Incarceration 

Videographer: Paula Damasceno De Oliveira

Mass Story Lab in Greensboro: LaMonte Armstrong describes the barriers to employment he faced after he was wrongfully convicted.

Sponsored by Humanities Action Lab/States of Incarceration

Videographer: Paula Damasceno De Oliveira

Mass Story Lab in Greensboro: Lacy Colon describes the challenges of adapting to new technology upon his release from prison.

Sponsored by Humanities Action Lab/States of Incarceration

Videographer: Paula Damasceno De Oliveira

Mass Story Lab in Greensboro: Willie Pettiford describes his challenge to pay court-ordered restitution while a student athlete and his struggles to find employment.

Sponsored by Humanities Action Lab/States of Incarceration

Videographer: Paula Damasceno De Oliveira

Mass Story Lab in Indianapolis: William Alexander describes finding faith inside prison and discovering how to "get back up." 

Sponsored by Humanities Action Lab/States of Incarceration 

Videographer: Menelik Adisa

Mass Story Lab in Greensboro: Sherrill Roland describes his experience of being wrongfully convicted while in graduate school, and the performance art piece he produced as a result, the Jumpsuit Project.

Sponsored by Humanities Action Lab/States of Incarceration

Videographer: Paula Damasceno De Oliveira

Mass Story Lab in Indianapolis: Thomas Ridley describes his struggle to re-enter society after federal prison released him on the street with just $45 and a bus ticket.

Sponsored by Humanities Action Lab/States of Incarceration

Videographer: Menelik Adisa

Mass Story Lab in Indianapolis: Jarrod Wall describes the barriers to education and professional certification he continues to experience as a result of his criminal record. 

Sponsored by Humanities Action Lab/States of Incarceration 

Videographer:  Menelik Adisa

Mass Story Lab in Indianapolis: Jeffery Robertson describes the process of changing himself following his incarceration. 

Sponsored by Humanities Action Lab/States of Incarceration

Videographer:  Menelik Adisa

Mass Story Lab in Skidmore: Ira McKinley describes the difficult of searching for employment after he was convicted, and how his incarceration bolstered his commitment to activism and led him to filmmaking. 

Sponsored by Humanities Action Lab/States of Incarceration

Videographer: Jamel Mosely

Rob Schreiber is a member of the campaign to close the Milwaukee Secure Detention Facility. He describes the inhumane treatment he endured while inside MSDF.

Sponsored by EX-Prisoners Organizing (EXPO)

Videographers: Tim Coursen

Mass Story Lab in Milwaukee: Gregory Hicks shares his experience at MSDF and the challenges he faced on parole and probation.

Sponsored by EX-Prisoners Organizing (EXPO)

Videographers: Tim Coursen

In our Mass Story Lab in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania Jeanette shares the struggle of getting full custody of her children after 20 years in prison.

Videographer: Julie Louisa Hagenbuch

Mass Story Lab in Miami: Sony Gerce describes being wrongfully convicted, fighting to prove his innocence with his public defender, and surviving because of his faith and family support.

Sponsored by Humanities Action Lab/States of Incarceration

Videographer: Cibonay Dames

Shirley Moffett is a member of the campaign to close the Milwaukee Secure Detention Facility (MSDF). Shirley is an advocate for incarcerated women. She describes the ways probation revocation can lead to homelessness and cycles of incarceration for women.

Sponsored by EX-Prisoners Organizing (EXPO)

Videographers: Tim Coursen

In our Mass Story Lab in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania Trevor shares the struggles he faced in prison and the importance of having a strong support system.

Videographer: Julie Louisa Hagenbuch