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Prisons Without Guards

What might happen if our criminal justice system ventured into a different set of moral risks? Are those who have been imprisoned for their crimes worthy of a culture of trust? APAC, a revolutionary Brazilian prison system, is making a bet that natural beauty, community, work and trust might just re-awaken prisoners’ innate dignity and tap into freedom’s high call (less its license). In this episode, prison warden Captain Jessica Davis and filmmaker Simonetta d’Italia-Wiener, director of the award-winning Unguarded, peel back the tensions between the power of this methodology and the need for accountability. You can also check out the documentary that more vividly illuminates this gift-infused logic on PBS, where it is streaming all month here.Read MoreThe Whole Person Revolution