Dr. Alex Gee speaks with Aaron Hicks about approaching his first time being able to vote after being incarcerated. Jerome Dillard joins their conversation to shed light on the amount of missing votes because of the voting restrictions on the formerly incarcerated in many states, including Wisconsin. Join them for this balanced perspective on voter rights and voter suppression.
Aaron Hicks is the Assistant Director for Reentry Services at Nehemiah. Jerome Dillard is the State Director of EXPO (EX-Prisoners Organizing) He has more than 20 years of experience working with formerly-incarcerated people, and with people in prison. He is a founder of Voices Beyond Bars in Madison. Jerome has worked for the Wisconsin Department of Corrections, and has most recently been the director of re-entry programs for Dane County.
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