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Interchange – Reverend Hal Taylor

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Host Mylo Roze speaks with Reverend Hal Taylor, PhD, President of Citizens for Effective Justice (CEJ) and Vid Beldavs, Executive Director of New Leaf, New Life, Inc. Both organizations advocate for citizens affected by or involved in the criminal justice system. CEJ, as a community forum, began as Citizens Investigating the Death of James Borden, the Bedford man who died after being shocked with a taser while in custody in the Monroe County Jail some three years ago. CEJ soon thereafter began addressing the needs and many varied problems of people who’ve been incarcerated or otherwise impacted by our local penal system. New Leaf, New Life is a non-profit organization facilitating and implementing new programs devised to improve the mental health of the incarcerated, address their personal deve