Washington is one of 12 states in the nation that run accountability letter banks. Inmates may write apology letters to their victims to acknowledge their responsibility and express remorse for their crime. (Transcript (pdf))
Graduation ceremony for the Parenting Inside Out program participants at Mission Creek Corrections Center for Women on May 11, 2017. Parenting Inside Out is a class that teaches inmates parenting skills they can start using while they're incarcerated and continue using with their kids after prison. (Transcript (pdf))
To commemorate National Crime Victims' Rights Week, observed April 2-8 2017, Jeralita Costa tells the story of how her family felt in 1976 after one of her relatives survived being abducted, beaten, and raped by a man in Snohomish County, WA. (Transcript (pdf))
After his release in 2014, Tim eventually landed a good job at a local bakery. But he gives full credit to an unusual program in downtown Seattle, called FareStart, which helps disadvantaged people turn their lives around.