Episode 46: Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic - Chris Purnell

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This is a podcast episode titled, Episode 46: Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic - Chris Purnell. The summary for this episode is: Did you know that nearly half of Marion County’s justice-involved return to prison? Did you also know that the majority is due to a probation technicality or unaffordable fees -- instead of a new offense? In this episode of the Skill Up Build Up podcast, Kofi cracks into the realism of a broken criminal justice system with Chris Purnell, executive director of the Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic. The conversation centers on the necessity of hope for the justice-involved, and the role recidivism and expungement play in that process. Spoiler alert: there is hope, and there are resources to help.

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Did you know that nearly half of Marion County’s justice-involved return to prison? Did you also know that the majority is due to a probation technicality or unaffordable fees -- instead of a new offense? In this episode of the Skill Up Build Up podcast, Kofi cracks into the realism of a broken criminal justice system with Chris Purnell, executive director of the Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic. The conversation centers on the necessity of hope for the justice-involved, and the role recidivism and expungement play in that process. Spoiler alert: there is hope, and there are resources to help.