“…there should be a hope system involved in Rikers Island. Because when you leave there, you leave there without a hope. You leave there feeling scared… You go in scared and you leave scared, which is ridiculous.” -Karren Jaime
Title: After Leaving Rikers
Collection: Digital Storytelling
Theme: After Rikers
Summary: What happens when you are released – receiving a metro card and no other resources, housing, jobs, etc. Some narrators talk about how their time at Rikers contributes to what kind of work they do now.
Narrators: Tamika Graham, Natasha White, Stanley Morris, Karren Jaime, Harvey Murphy
Creators: Nicole-Elvina Emechebe
Producer: Regina Campbell
Date Created: May 20, 2021
Full interviews for Tamika Graham, Natasha White, Stanley Morris, Karren Jaime, Harvey Murphy can be accessed here.