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Justice Reform

Season 1 Episode 102 | 26m 47s

With jail population becoming a problem for rural and urban communities, the board for Middle River Regional Jail is under pressure to expand their facility but activists insist resources should be spent on preventative measures. Learn more about this difficult issue from many different perspectives including the concept of restorative justice.

Aired: 08/31/23 | Expires: 08/31/26
Distributed nationally by American Public Television
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In rural Virginia, residents lack access to high-speed Internet but there are solutions.
Learn how federal recognition has had a positive impact on the Monacan Nation.
Learn how immigrants in rural areas succeed as small farm “agricultores”.
Learn how a community land trust works to help people find affordable housing.
Learn how rural communities deal with issues regarding their plastic waste.
Explore issues and solutions of food access and equity in rural communities of Virginia.
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Learn about the challenges facing family farms and how young farmers are finding success.
In rural Virginia, residents lack access to high-speed Internet but there are solutions.
Learn how federal recognition has had a positive impact on the Monacan Nation.
Learn how immigrants in rural areas succeed as small farm “agricultores”.
Learn how a community land trust works to help people find affordable housing.
Learn how rural communities deal with issues regarding their plastic waste.
Explore issues and solutions of food access and equity in rural communities of Virginia.