“This Wasn’t The End of The Story” – Patrick Young

Late last month, Strong Returns spent a week talking with the inspirational Patrick Young, a returning citizen from New Orleans who helps formerly incarcerated folks get jobs. Below is our mini-documentary on Patrick’s prison experience:

Check it out to hear Patrick share stories on topics ranging from how Hurricane Katrina was experienced inside the prison to the importance of education in rehabilitation to how books kept him hopeful while he was serving his sentence.

Also, click here to check out the organization for which Patrick works, Strive International, which is “committed to serving the hardest-to-employ, most at-risk individuals… the long-term unemployed, the formerly incarcerated, disconnected youth, recovering addicts, public assistance recipients, veterans, the homeless, and the working poor.”