Two Dates and a Dash

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  • May 19th 2021

Two Dates and a Dash Podcast Episode 113: Criminal Justice Reform Advocate and Founder of Get Free and Stay Free, R.J. Sterling

R.J. works inside one of the largest maximum-securityprisons in the north eastern part of the United States. He began his corrections career nearly 20 years ago as a corrections officer and has listened for thousands of hours to hundreds of incarcerated men's stories. Despite the darkness behind the walls of concrete, steel, and paint, R.J. has witnessed many stories of hope and transformation. R.J. is the visionary behind which shares stories of hope, information, and transformation told only by those who are or have been in prison. R.J. believes that if these stories are made readily available to the prison populations nationwide, that many lives can be changed for the better. The purpose of this public-safety initiative is encourage and empower those who are currently incarcerated to become honorable and productive returning citizens.