What's it like to get out of prison?
There are 48,000 legal restrictions on
those with criminal records, according
to Prison Fellowship. For example, in Colorado, you can’t call a bingo game
(or even help with one) if you have
been convicted of a felony. New York
applies a similar restriction. In Michigan,
you can’t have a dog that's part wolf.
In Oklahoma, you can't own or operate
any coin-operated device like machines
at a laundromat or even a gumball mach-
ine. In Texas, no one convicted of a
felony can ever be involved in the for-
mation of a corporation.
Some states block any person with a criminal record from becoming a bar-
ber, hairstylist, cosmotologist, mani-
curist or massage therapist. When
these restrictions are unrelated to a
person's crime, it makes it unneces-
sarily hard for people with a criminal
record to provide for themselves and
November 9, 2017
Center for Justice
New York City
10 - 11:45 AM
Saturday, November 4, 2017
Faith Lutheran Church
801 E. Camelback Rd
10 AM to 1 PM
Light lunch included
October 31, 2017
Georgia Pacific Center
133 Peachtree St.
9 AM to 3:30 PM
September 21, 2017
ASU Project Humanities
ASU Student Pavilion
6 to 8 PM
Comments from Simulation hosted by ASU's Project Humanities:
"Inspiring. Difficult. Insightful"
Why bother to try?"
"Frustrating. Mad. Sad"
"Inmates are never done
with their sentence,
even after they're released.."
"This event opened my mind and made me more respectful
"Do this on every