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Advocate Who Was Offered a Second Chance, Helps Others on the Path Away from Prison

Stanley Richards is the Executive Vice President of The Fortune Society, a nonprofit based in New York City that provides housing, counseling, job training and other services to help people get back on their feet after they’re released from prison.

Each week, Richards leads a large communal meeting at the group’s housing facility in Upper Manhattan where people can voice their struggles and successes as they transition back into life on the outside.

He spoke about how his own experiences and how they inform his work.

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