Mass Story Lab in Skidmore: William Evans describes growing up with parents in prison and struggling to create a different life for himself. 

Sponsored by Humanities Action Lab/States of Incarceration

Videographer: Jamel Mosely 

Mass Story Lab in New Orleans: Gerald Davis describes his attempt to make the best of a bad situation while incarcerated in Louisiana, and seeing the pain his incarceration caused his family. 

Sponsored by Humanities Action Lab/States of Incarceration

Videographer: Diego Castellanos

Mass Story Lab in New Orleans: Freedom Richardson describes growing up with his father in prison, and discusses the policy reforms he is advocating for to change the system. 

Sponsored by Humanities Action Lab/States of Incarceration

Videographer: Diego Castellanos

Mass Story Lab in New Orleans: Demetres Carter-Williams describes the challenges of supporting her son through his prosecution and balancing work with motherhood. 

Sponsored by Humanities Action Lab/States of Incarceration

Videographer: Diego Castellanos 

Mass Story Lab in New Orleans: Myles Washington describes how the criminal justice system warehouses people and rips apart families, and his struggle to maintain connections to the outside world while incarcerated. 

Sponsored by Humanities Action Lab/States of Incarceration

Videographer: Diego Castellanos 

Mass Story Lab in Greensboro: Tiffany Bullard describes the challenges of reconnecting with her father upon his release from prison. 

Sponsored by Humanities Action Lab/States of Incarceration

Videographer: Paula Damasceno De Oliveira

Mass Story Lab in New Orleans: Sheila Phipps describes fighting the wrongful conviction of her son, Mac, and using art to put a face to other wrongfully convicted people.

Sponsored by Humanities Action Lab/States of Incarceration

Videographer: Diego Castellanos

Mass Story Lab in Milwaukee: Sharyl McFarland describes her experience of generational incarceration. 

Sponsored by EX-Prisoners Organizing (EXPO) 

Videographers: Dan Folkman and Tim Coursen

Mass Story Lab in Milwaukee: Charles Hampton describes the conditions at MSDF and the ways this facility continues to impact three generations of his family. 

Sponsored by EX-Prisoners Organizing (EXPO)

Videographers: Dan Folkman and Tim Cursen