Client: The James Irvine Foundation

Production Company: Talking Eyes Media

Role: Editor

A New Way of Life Re-Entry Project, founded by Susan Burton in 1998, provides housing and support services to formerly incarcerated women in South Central Los Angeles. The program facilitates a successful transition back to community life. A New Way of Life provides a clean, safe, sober-living home; offers educational and skill-building opportunities; and advocates for the rights of prisoners, former prisoners and their families. The program has helped transform the lives of more than 600 women and their children. For more information about A New Way of Life, please visit anewwayoflife.org. 

This video was produced by Talking Eyes Media for the James Irvine Foundation's 2014 Leadership Awards, grants that recognize and support Californians who are advancing innovative and effective solutions to significant state issues.  For more information about the James Irvine Foundation and to see this video in context, please visit irvine.orgFor more information about Talking Eyes Media, please visit talkingeyesmedia.org.