February 20, 2019
THE RESTORATON SERIES : JONATHAN’S WALK
So many life events have been missed and he is now ready to be with his wife and kids again. Of course, this transition isn't going to be easy. The odds are against him: with over half of prisoners returning to prison within two years, Jonathan is aware of the challenge set before him. Still, he is determined to take the skills he has learned into the world outside of incarceration and stay there, helping build the community that he is part of for years to come.
Prison Fellowship presents The Restoration Series: Jonathan’s Walk, a 5-part documentary film series following one man as he re-enters his community after 15 years in prison. It demonstrates in imagery, powerful storytelling and social interaction what it means to be human and the shared need of all people to see communities restored.
Though America is home to only 4% of the world's population, we house more than 20% of its prisoners. Recidivism–the tendency of a criminal to reoffend—is out of control. The Restoration Series tells the story of men and women who have experienced The Academy, a revolutionary in-prison program that is combatting incarceration and recidivism head on.
I have family members and friends who have been to prison. It was a life changing experience for them. Going to jail was the shock they needed to finally turn their life around and make changes for the better! Small decisions can affect your life FOREVER. This series really shows you how one action or one choice can lead to missing out of amazing experiences like the birth of your children, seeing your kids grow up, being able to say goodbye to a loved one. Hopefully this series will make people stop and think before they make life altering decisions. If this can help keep people out of the prison system, then I think everyone should watch this!!!
Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway. Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation. I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post.
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