PBS NewsHour

Mothers leaving prison try reconnecting with family

Clip: 01/27/2021 | 7m 23s | Video has closed captioning.

Research has found that prisoners who maintain close contact with their family members while incarcerated have lower recidivism rates. But for formerly incarcerated mothers, rebuilding relationships with their children can be incredibly challenging after they serve time behind bars. Amna Nawaz reports on two women trying to do just that as part of our "Searching for Justice" series.

Aired: 01/27/21

Rating: NR

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