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Reflections on the turnaround series

Russell Webster looks back at 18 stories of people who have left prison behind to forge new and successful careers in the criminal justice system.

Imran’s story: My full circle

In this episode of turnaround, Imran Shabbir talks about how he turned his life around after prison sentences, not once but twice.

Richie’s story: fixing the system

In the latest turnaround story, Richie Ellis of User Voice talks about how a conversation with a fellow lifer sent him on a positive track to help others.

Debbie’s story: from cleaner to CEO

Prison officers said all Debbie Cox could aspire to on release was to be a cleaner, but she founded her own business and is now a team leader for User Voice.

Simon’s story: Life after life

In the latest post in the turnaround series, Simon talks about the difficulties in forging a single identity which looks forward but acknowledges his past self.

Paula Harriott’s story: Finding my voice

00000This is the seventh in a series of guest posts written by ex-offenders who have turned their lives around and now work, in one way or another, in the criminal justice sector. Today Paula Harriott tells how she survived prison to find her voice and has built a professional career giving a voice to others. A professional profile My Linkedin profile looks quite professional, even if I say so myself: 2015-current day Head of Involvement at …

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