Building community ties to avert crime


Leaders of the Second Chance Center in Aurora discuss what it takes to help parolees reintegrate in their communities and avoid going back to prison; How a new community center in Denver’s Park Hill became more than just a mental health clinic; Why Denver Police are reaching out to teens to improve their mutual perceptions about each other.

RMPBS interview with Hassan and Sean

Hassan speaks at the Freedom conference

A Road to Redemption

Prentice Powell performs “The System”

The 2010 East Bay Express “Best Poet”, Prentice Powell is a firm believer in practicing what he preaches. After performing on the National Finals stage in 2003, placing 4th in the nation only two months after writing his first poem, he pursued a spoken word career. He became the 2007 spoken word artist of the year at the Black Music Awards and 2006 Oakland and S.F Grand Slam Champion. His poetry has taken him all over the world to London, Amsterdam and South Africa where he has done community work. He has shared the stage with artists including Eric Roberson, Goapele, Amir Sulaiman and Stevie Wonder.

Never Going Back !!