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Shades of Freedom Podcast

logo for Shades of Freedom podcastShades of Freedom is a new podcast from CJRI amplifying and uplifting promising efforts aimed at reducing mass incarceration, and looking at the ecosystem of related inequalities that surround and perpetuate incarceration. Our podcast will feature people working on changing the justice system, from policymakers to activists, and from returning citizens to systems leaders.

The podcast can be found on all the major platforms, including Apple, Google, and Spotify. Please subscribe and rate our podcast! You can also listen from the Shades of Freedom home page. The Shades of Freedom podcast, hosted by Dr. Douglas E. Wood, Director of the Criminal Justice Reform Initiative, is named after and inspired by the book Shades of Freedom: Racial Politics and Presumptions of the American Legal Process, by Judge A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr.