According to the Bureau of Prisons, approximately 67 out of every 100,000 women in the United States are in prison. The US has the highest prison population in the world making women the fastest-growing population of prisoners.
The popular Netflix web series “Orange is the New Black” leads many to believe what life is like for women behind bars. However, since the show began, several actual former prisoners and experts in the field have revealed the differences between OITNB and prison in real life.
Crisis Manager, Wendy Feldman, joins us today to share her intimate knowledge of the prison experience for women. Wendy will cover the emotional struggles imprisoned mothers go through as they serve their time. #TeresaGiudice
Wendy Feldman is the leading expert on Alternative Sentencing today. The ultimate insider, Wendy is well established with various media outlets and also has a solid reputation in courts all over the country. As a coach she works with people to prepare for court, investigations, incarceration, alternative sentences and most importantly, re-entry into society.
The live Q&A will start at 12:00 p.m. ET. Please leave questions for Wendy beforehand in the comment section below.
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