Today on Felony Friday Jennifer Myers joins host John Odermatt. Jennifer is an author, speaker, federal prison consultant, and advocate for women in prison and youth with incarcerated parents. She is the founder of LA Myers consulting, a prison consulting business that prepares first-time, nonviolent offenders and their families for federal prison.
Jennifer also is co-founder of Voices of UNcarceration; a series of creative media production projects that bring to light the impact of incarceration on California families and communities. She is co-founder of R.I.S.E. to Empower, a nonprofit that empowers girls and young women to make positive choices. Her memoir, Trafficking the Good Life, was a finalist in the 2014 San Diego Book & Writing awards.
Listen here as Jennifer shares how she went from marijuana trafficking, to convicted felon and finally to helping so many women in federal prison to adjust and find hope in an otherwise awful situation.
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