Prisoners and communication, A bartending business struggles through the pandemic

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We hear about the changing options for state inmates who want to communicate with the world outside their prison cell. Then, we talk with a Wisconsin bartending and cocktail catering business owner about her work and personal struggles during the pandemic.

Featured in this Show

  • Communicating while incarcerated: How Wisconsin inmates connect with the outside world

    As the Wisconsin Department of Corrections reopens facilities for in-person visits following pandemic lockdowns, we explore the price of phone calls, direct mail and new innovations to connect with people while incarcerated.

  • Bottoms up: A bartending business owner's personal and professional struggles with COVID-19

    The pandemic caused many companies to shut down last year and those in the bartending business weren’t spared. We talk with the owner of a cocktail catering business about how she’s struggled with coronavirus both on and off the clock.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Mackenzie Krumme Producer
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Wanda Bertram Guest
  • China Moon Crowell Guest

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