Your Call: Formerly incarcerated women take on crime reduction, harm reduction, and healing
We’re continuing our discussion with 2017 Peacemaker Award Recipients. Phoebe Vanderhorst, founder of Way-Pass: Women's Aftercare Program and Supportive Services, joins us to discuss the unique barriers formerly incarcerated women face.
After incarceration and recovering from drug and alcohol addiction, she created Way Pass for other formerly incarcerated students at City College of San Francisco. The program works to keep former prisoners in school and helps them get into colleges and earn certificates in the health education and public health fields.
Phoebe Vanderhorst, founder and director of Way-Pass
Detra Thomas, student of Way-Pass
Darlene Weide, executive director of Community Boards
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