Honoring and Serving Veterans 364 Days per Year

November 10, 2019

November is the month where we dedicate a day specifically to honoring and appreciating the bravery and service of our veterans. But as we continuously learn more about the collateral consequences of military experience, we are pressed to ask, are we meeting the needs of our current veteran populations? Could we be doing more?

Host Andre Ward, Associate VP of The Fortune Society’s David Rothenberg Center for Public Policy (DRCPP) interviews Howard Harris, recovery coach specialist at The Fortune Society, and Deirdre Rice-Reese, Assistant VP of residential treatment at Samaritan Daytop Village.

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399
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Both Sides of the Bars

Both Sides of the Bars is a discussion driven show that examines the criminal justice system from various perspectives, including those most impacted by the Criminal Justice System.  It discusses critical questions about how the current system works, its intersections with Social Justice and...

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