Interview with Michael DeLeon

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Please join us on Monday, September 12th at 6:30 pm for Prison Pipeline on KBOO Community Radio as we talk with Michael DeLeon of the organization Steered StraightMichael is a successfully acclimated ex-offender who after nearly 8 years of drug addiction and gang involvement, spent 12 years in state prison and half-way houses for a gang-related homicide. Michael plead guilty in a very emotional and complicated case involving the murder of his own mother by people tasked to kill him.  Since Michael’s release from prison, he has earned 3 Associates Degrees, a Baccalaureate Degree in Business Management, with a minor in Criminal Justice and a CADC Educational Certificate.

 

Prison Pipeline is a radio program dedicated to educating the public about the Oregon criminal justice system. Our goal is to present a unique understanding of the criminal justice system, address the root causes of crime, and challenge the status quo. We seek to promote awareness and activism in order to foster a safe, healthy, and just society. Tune in every Monday at 6:30 P.M. to hear our hosts Karen James, Adam Carpinelli, Emma Lugo, and Doug McVay explore the Oregon justice system with a variety of guests.

 

Links from Today’s Show:

 

Steered Straight https://www.steeredstraight.org

Michael DeLeon https://www.steeredstraight.org/our-founder/

 

Prison Pipeline on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/prisonpipeline/

Please feel free to connect with us with any questions, comments or suggestions at kbooppc@gmail.com

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