Chicago Tonight: Black Voices

Chicago Office Aims to Assist Formerly Incarcerated People

Clip: 06/25/2022 | 6m 22s | Video has closed captioning.

A new Chicago office aims to help formerly incarcerated people reacclimate to life in the community, after life behind bars. Willette Benford, who has served time in prison herself, has been appointed to serve as Chicago’s “Director of Re-Entry”. It’s a newly created role that was part of a $13 million initiative to support reentry services for people leaving prison.

Aired: 06/25/22

Rating: NR

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