Assisting Women Offenders-Harriet’s House-NCJA-DC Public Safety

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The show interviews participants of Harriet’s House, a program serving women offenders with a low rate of recidivism (returns to the criminal justice system) and high rates of employment in Raleigh, NC. The program received recognition from the National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA). A mission of the NCJA is to recognize exemplary programs and bring them to the attention of the public.

Those interviewed include Jeanne Tedrow, founder of Harriet’s House, Lisa Crosslin, Program Director, Cheryl Bryant, Grants Management Specialist for the North Carolina Crime Commission and Michelle Bridges, a graduate of Harriet’s House and a board member.

The website for the National Criminal Justice Association is The website for Harriet’s House is

The show is hosted by Leonard Sipes. The producer is Timothy Barnes.

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