The Justice Imperative: Who Resides In Connecticut’s Prisons?
Keesha was the daughter of heroin addicts. At age 14, she participated in a robbery that resulted in a homicide. Connecticut imprisoned her as an adult. She was sentenced to 50 years. She is now in her early 30s. While serving her time at York Correctional Institute, she earned her GED and was trained as a Certified Nurse’s Assistant. She has shown remorse. Keesha has been a model prisoner. She has facilitated an in-prison Alternative Violence Group. She became a role model and mentor for younger inmates. Her mandatory minimum sentence precludes her from release until at least 85% of her sentence has been served.
See More: Please go to Chapter Seven in “The Justice Imperative”