Shining a light for criminal justice reform in Tennessee │ The Beacon Center

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It's an Australian take-over as Atlas Network's Vale Sloane guest hosts this weeks episode. Justin Owen (President & CEO) and Taylor Dawson (Director of Outreach and Digital Media) explain the Beacon Center's work to reform the criminal justice system in Tennessee. The second episode of Upward Globility (hosted by Vale and available on the Atlas Network YouTube channel) depicts the life-changing reforms that Beacon has championed as Vale learns the stories of a group of previously-incarcerated women who have been given a second chance.

Justin and Taylor explain the ways local institutions create solutions for local problems, and discuss the important steps the United States needs to take to prevent future miscarriages of justice.