• Classical group pairs with people who served prison time to create music exploring incarceration, rehabilitation, hope

    3 days ago - By Bésame

    Ashley Furst threw away all of her business clothes before she turned herself in at federal prison.
    She didn't think she'd need them after she served her 27-month sentence. She assumed her professional career in communications and marketing was over.
    “I had this mindset that I wasn't worthy of anything anymore,” she said.
    But Furst eventually found a need for business clothes again. She'll tell her story - from the low of trashing her wardrobe to her new position as senior program manager of employment opportunities at Responsible Business Initiative for Justice - at The Lived Experience...
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