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Jamie Fader Community Reentry of Inner-City Youth - Why Encouraging Better Decisions Is not Enough

Jamie Fader, assistant professor in the School of Criminal Justice at the University at Albany and author of Falling Back: Incarceration and Transitions to Adulthood among Urban Youth, discusses her research on incarcerated young men of color and the disjuncture between their aspirations at the point of release from a residential facility and the structural hurdles and realities they face upon returning home to family and community in an urban setting.

This interview is part of Vera's Neil A. Weiner Research Speaker Series.