Young public registrants can tell their story

A national radio program airs in early 2017 about young people placed on the sex offender public registry. The producer, Lucy Greenwell, asked our nonprofit agency, Citizens for Criminal Justice Reform, to link her with people she can interview in a fair and honest way. 

Chances like this to tell our side of this issue are pretty rare, but here is one of those chances. If you would like to be part of the radio series, please give me your contact information and I’ll forward it to the journalists working on the project.  The email message below describes that effort. 

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