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The Long Ride Home: Get on the Bus and Incarcerated Families

Sunday, May 14, 2017 By Sabine Blaizin, Making Contact | Audio Segment
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The Get on the Bus program coordinated by the Center for Restorative Justice Works that offers support and free transportation services to families affected by the criminal justice system by bringing children and their guardians/caregivers from throughout California to visit their mothers and fathers in prison. These rides happen for several weekends, from Mother's Day to Father's Day, hundreds of families are reunited for the holidays. Special thanks to Center for Restorative Justice Works, Get on the Bus, Hezekiah Davis, and Elizabeth Lo (filmmaker) for this show.

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Featuring:

  • Center for Restorative Justice Works
  • Get on the Bus
  • Hezekiah Davis

Credits:

  • Host: R.J. Lozada
  • Producers: Anita Johnson, Marie Choi, Monica Lopez, R.J. Lozada
  • Executive Director: Lisa Rudman
  • Audience Engagement Director/Web Editor: Sabine Blaizin
  • Development Associate: Vera Tykulsker

Music:

  • Datapink, "Faerie"
  • Igor Khabarov, "Stay"
  • Jahzzar, "Bodies"
  • Johnny Ripper, "opening credits"
  • Jon Luc Hefferman, "Event Horizon"
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The Long Ride Home: Get on the Bus and Incarcerated Families

Sunday, May 14, 2017 By Sabine Blaizin, Making Contact | Audio Segment
  • font size decrease font size decrease font size increase font size increase font size
  • Print

The Get on the Bus program coordinated by the Center for Restorative Justice Works that offers support and free transportation services to families affected by the criminal justice system by bringing children and their guardians/caregivers from throughout California to visit their mothers and fathers in prison. These rides happen for several weekends, from Mother's Day to Father's Day, hundreds of families are reunited for the holidays. Special thanks to Center for Restorative Justice Works, Get on the Bus, Hezekiah Davis, and Elizabeth Lo (filmmaker) for this show.

Like this program? Please show us the love. Click here and support our non-profit journalism. Thanks!

Featuring:

  • Center for Restorative Justice Works
  • Get on the Bus
  • Hezekiah Davis

Credits:

  • Host: R.J. Lozada
  • Producers: Anita Johnson, Marie Choi, Monica Lopez, R.J. Lozada
  • Executive Director: Lisa Rudman
  • Audience Engagement Director/Web Editor: Sabine Blaizin
  • Development Associate: Vera Tykulsker

Music:

  • Datapink, "Faerie"
  • Igor Khabarov, "Stay"
  • Jahzzar, "Bodies"
  • Johnny Ripper, "opening credits"
  • Jon Luc Hefferman, "Event Horizon"
This piece was reprinted by Truthout with permission or license. It may not be reproduced in any form without permission or license from the source.