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I'm Curious Ep. 9: Fighting Fires & Planting Justice with Rasheed Lockheart

Rasheed Lockheart is a formerly incarcerated firefighter and, now, the Re-Entry Coordinator at Planting Justice. In this episode, we dive into his earliest interactions with police as a biracial boy in a system-impacted neighborhood, his experiences of bringing someone back to life as an incarcerated first responder, barriers to re-entry, and what the pandemic looks like inside San Quentin right now.

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Follow Rasheed on Twitter: @RsheedLockheart

Resources:

Planting Justice

Re:Store Justice

Initiate Justice

Anti-Recidivism Coalition

Root & Rebound

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I'm Curious Ep. 8: The Registry with Amber Vlangas

In this episode, I’m talking with Amber Vlangas. As a survivor of sexual violence, Amber’s an unlikely advocate for ending the sex offender registry. But after her husband was accused of a crime that landed him on the registry for life, she’s seen another side and can’t unsee it.

Not only does Amber share her family’s journey in this episode, but she amplifies this truth: public registries do not work. If we truly want prevention and healing, we must find a better way.

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