What Could Expungement Reform In Wisconsin Look Like?, Finding The Courage To Revive Yourself

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A policy expert and an activist help us look at how effective a new bill aimed at improving Wisconsin’s expungement law could be. Then we get some encouragement and inspiration for lifting ourselves up and forging ahead from a novelist.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Shanyeill McCloud Guest
  • Julie Grace Guest
  • Anne Lamott Guest