Lewis is a growing power house of talent and heart. Lewis’s ability to act, direct, and produce has made him a very unique sought after individual with an impressive roster. He has appeared in several films, television, and marketing ad campaigns through his career. You may recognize him from his latest work, 2nd Chances, an award winning documentary inspired by real-life experiences and events. As an avid activist and entrepreneur, Lewis is engaged in causes and programs that expand opportunities as well as empower underprivileged individuals across America. Additionally, Lewis’s businesses are strategically aligned with this mission of raising awareness to social issues affecting voiceless communities.
Episode 8: Recidivism -Why? Challenges and benefits of eliminating the culture of repeated criminal and antisocial behavior patterns in the USA.
August 5th, 2020 | Season 1 | 38 mins 5 secs
Recidivism refers to a person's return to state or federal custody, after the person has already served time for a previous crime. A U.S. Sentencing Commission report on recidivism among federal prisoners, released on January 24, 2019, showed that nearly 64% of prisoners who had been convicted of violent offenses were arrested within eight years compared with about 40% of those convicted of nonviolent offenses.