Council for Unity

Ex-gang member Jason Diadema explains how the Council for Unity helped him to leave his gang.


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In “Jailhouse Blues” (Jan/Feb 2013), Bob DeSena, the executive director and founder of the anti-gang initiative Council For Unity, advocates for an emphasis on reform, not isolation, in America’s prison systems.

As part of an ongoing collaboration between Council for Unity and Redglass Pictures, maximum security prison inmate Jason Diadema explains what drove him to gang violence and how Council For Unity helped him make the tough choice to leave his gang.

Council For Unity from Redglass Pictures on Vimeo.

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