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The Ex-Offender Files " Let us help you help yourself "
On The Ex Files we talk about justice, ex-offender rights, community unification, personal empowerment, and much more. Dr. Kim & I.B. Wise ignite Blog Talk Radio with a new unique approach to justice in our communities. Join our panel of experts as we take an indepth no non-sense look at crime, the justice system, personal choices and empowerment, our communities, the government, and education. Want to hear a new kind of talk radio...on blog talk radio listen to The Ex-Offender Files "Justice Now".
Eric Mayo - Mark A. Clements - Ricardo Flores - Lynda Gallashaw
The call in number is 347-857-2809 to listen - press 1 on your phone to speak with the Panel, or The Host
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The Ex-Offender Files show takes a serious approach to life, relationships, & controversial topics. The legal knowledge, sarcasm, & wit keep listeners captivated. Together, host and listeners learn how to overcome life’s challenges. The Ex Files serious straight, no-bull talk illustrates the truth about reality, life is just a game.
It is a widely known fact that the unemployment rate is the highest it has been for a long long time. Ex offenders make up almost 22% of the population in the United States, we all know that the possibility of an ex offender (regardless of what their crime was) finding a job is about 78-1 so, if we factor the ex offender population in to the national average it is clear that we make up almost 19+% of the unemployment rate countrywide. What this boils down to is simple, it has been proven that not all ex offenders are still thinking crime when they are released and if ex offenders were given more of a chance to correct their lives rather than being labeled (once a criminal always a criminal ) the national rate would drop severely. Common sense tells us that when a man/woman gets home from jail/prison they want to get their life back on the right track and with people holding us back because of this belief that we will just repeat our crime. This is false, we just want to get back the life we lost while inside..
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The Ex Files is designed by Dr.Kim and I.B. Wise to provide information and resources that are needed to give Offenders hope and security...Join I.B. Wise, Dr Kim, Eric Mayo and Mark A. Clements as we try to help you help yourself...
There are many reasons the death penalty should be abolished. It is a complex issue and it is difficult to point to any single fact or argument as the most important.
Since 1976, when the death penalty was reinstated by the U.S. Supreme Court, 1,352 people have been executed. (as of October 2013)
Please respect other peoples opinion if it is different from yours
and remember this is a discussion not a debate............
Sex offenders, the seemingly worst of the worst among criminal offenders today, are commonly assumed to be highly recidivistic, as well as specialists, engaged in sex offending only.
Dr. Kim and I.B.Wise joined by Mark A. Clements, Eric Mayo discuss the plight of the Sex-Offender in society today.
Contrary to popular belief that once a sex offender, he will always be a sex offender, recidivism rates are quite low for offenders that get counselling. At about 6%, they are much lower than many other types of criminal recidivism. That means 94% don't re-offend. This is compared to only 30% in the case of other offences. Sex Offender laws are gratuitously cruel and assume that all ex-offenders are dangerous psychopaths. However the vast majority can be rehabilitated and lead normal productive lives.
Forced to the edges of society, Sex Offenders don’t have access to jobs, rehabilitation services or even basic housing. They are forced into a life where crime seems like their only logical path. Their crimes vary but they are often loathsome acts, making it easy to dismiss their perpetual punishment. But this is when it’s most important for us to take a stance for justice. The goal of our judicial system should be to prevent crime and rehabilitate criminals, regardless of their offenses. Punishing criminals without giving them a chance to rectify their wrongs is inhumane and it should be illegal. It’s time we start acting as the advanced society we know we are.
WOL Radio has had some very informative shows on some very informative issues from ex-offender re-entry to abolishment of the death penalty to requesting that DNA testing being done in McLean Co. Illinois.
We have talked to a lot of people who are suffering from the ill effects of being incarcerated for multiple tens of years in most cases taking away their childhood, we have talked about sex-offenders and their plight.
Tonight we want to reach outside the box and speak with those who are suffering from the hardship of having a loved one serving life.
I know how hard this can be on families, spouses and children. Come share with people who care..
All across the country in every state there are programs that are designed to help ex-offenders get there lives back on track. They call them re-entry programs and second chance programs but are they?
They are supposed to help yet ex-offenders are still being discriminated against.
We can't get jobs because of our convictions and we will always be considered second class citizens of the mistakes we made.
Employment services say that there are felon friendly employers who provide lists of companies and that wil hire ex-offenders and through my research I have not found an updated list to date..
Ex Files panalist Eric Mayo provides information needed to help ex-offenders with the tools needed to overcome the obsticles we face in his book http://www.jailtojob.com
and his blog http://howfelonscangetjobs.com
Re-Entry Programs are available and some are productive but the majority of themhave the same structured inviornment, One-Step Job Search , Resume Writting , Tips on how to dress and how to present yourself to an employer.
There has to be more that can be done to help the so-called unhelpable.
We can reduce the recidivism rate with an opportunity and we can have an opportunity with the knowledge that people are willing to give us a chance....
We need help and we need to be helped which means banning the box and removing the mindset that once a felon always a felon...
This week we review "Ex Machina" directed and written by Alex Garlan, starring Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander and Oscar Isaac. From IMDB:
A young programmer is selected to participate in a breakthrough experiment in artificial intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a breathtaking female A.I.
Questions - Are you an ex-offender? Have you given up on getting it right?
Do you need help finding your way back in to society?
Are you looking for answers? Job Services, Training Programs, Support Groups
Join Dr. Kim, I.B.Wise and our panel of advisors we can offer some assistance
Eric Mayo - Louanna Faine - Mark A. Clements - Cynthia Miller - Leann-Vardimann- Erving
Author - Business Woman - Advocate - Business Owner - Executive Trainer
We are here to help, answer questions and give advice.
The call in number is 347-857-2809
The phone lines are open
LOVE IN THE HOUSE, your candid radio show on relationships airs every TUESDAY at 9PM GMT. This week, we will be discussing ''WHEN AN EX DENIES PARENTAL ACCESS''.
Is Parental access denial ever justifiable?
Impact on the denied parent.
Impact on the child(ren)
These and much more will be discussed on the show. Don't be told! Tune in!!
Sowing your royal oats can get one in a lot of trouble especially if you're not ready to deal with them. Such is the case of a friend of mine, here is his tale....
I'm a single guy of marriage age but I still haven't found that special woman to settle down with, while waiting, I have been playing the field. Recently I got a cold call from an Ex-fling who happens to be a Family Friend (we've messed around a few times) saying she is pregnant for me.
I do not want to marry her but at the same time I don't want to have a child out of wedlock. My mom is ecstatic about the news because the girl's mom is one of her BFFs. Matter of fact she is already shopping for Aso-ebi and planning a quick wedding. Thing though is I do not love this girl. My mom is awaiting my go ahead to plan things in full gear, what do I do or say??
There we have it folks!!! What should this brother do??? Join us on Tuesday as we swap tales and learn a thing or 2??
So FINALLY it's over! You two are officially DONE and you can move on. Then, one night, your ex calls and invites you to dinner. You accept the invitation, since your last few dates have been duds. When you arrive, it feels good to be back in familiar territory -- food, wine, and conversation flows -- and before you know it, you find yourself having a passionate interlude with your ex! Is this okay or the WRONG DIRECTION?
We want to know you thoughts sleeping with a previous lover. Is it a step backwards or is it safer and more comfortable? Your thoughts are welcome. Tune in at 7 PM EST at 646-200-0246.
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