Please join us when Cynthia Farrar, Founder, CEO and Executive Producer of Purple States TV and the documentary “Life on Parole” about the Connecticut criminal justice system will be our guest on Criminal Justice Insider with Babz Rawls Ivy & Jeff Grant, live on WNHH 103.5 FM New Haven and live-streaming at Friday, January 19, 2018, 9 am and rebroadcast at 5 pm.

Join us on Criminal Justice Insider as Babz Rawls Ivy and Jeff Grant take things personally, First and Third Fridays at 9 am & rebroadcast at 5 pm on WNHH 103.5 FM New Haven, live-streaming on Call-in # (203) 872-7356‬. On Nov. 3rd CT State Legislator Robyn Porter was our guest. On Nov. 17th CT Commissioner of Correction Scott Semple was with us in the studio. On Dec. 1st we talked with SCSU Professor Amy Smoyer and New Haven Women’s Resettlement Working Group Co-Chair Jackie Lucibello. On Dec. 15th we were joined by Lorenzo Jones, Co-Executive Director of the Katal Center for Health, Equity & Justice. On Jan. 5th our guest will be Danielle Cooper, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and the Interim Director of Research at the Tow Youth Justice Institute at the University of New Haven. On Jan. 19th we will be joined by Cynthia Farrar, Co-Founder of Purple States TV and the documentary, “Life on Parole.” Other upcoming guests include U.S. Senator Chris Murphy, , Carlah Esdaile-Bragg of Cornell Scott Hill Health, Flikshop CEO Marcus Bullock, Malta Justice Initiative Chairman John Santa, Andrew Clark Director of the Institute for Municipal and Regional Policy at CCSU, Christopher Llinas, Esq., and many more. Sponsored by Family ReEntry – Serving the Justice Community Since 1984™, and the Community Foundation of Greater New Haven.

About Cynthia Farrar:

Cynthia leads Purple States TV and collaborates with John and Cinnamon to develop ideas and bring together platforms, funders, and partners. She has executive produced or produced many of the company’s series, including Linking Learning to Life, Strange Bedfellows, Degrees of Difficulty, Learn to Earn, the Poverty Trap, and ConnCAT, and the 2008 election series. The idea for Purple States emerged from her work as a civic entrepreneur and scholar with a special interest in using the media to engage ordinary citizens as full partners in American democracy.