About This Episode
Jail Talk profiles a group of inmates at the Davidson County Jail in Nashville, Tennessee striving to break the cycle of abuse and addiction. Involved from the moment of an arrest, community volunteers work closely with the jail’s Project Return staff to successfully reintegrate ex-offenders into the community.
In evocative and candid sessions with counselors and fellow prisoners, inmates grapple with the reasons behind their recidivism. The encouraging results of these programs and collaborations show promise and could benefit the United States, a nation in which one in every five people serves time behind bars.