Susan Burton’s Book Tour: Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women & Elayn Hunt Correctional Facility, Louisiana

I recently visited two prisons in Louisiana, where I had an opportunity to shift the conversation around victimhood. At these prisons, Elayn Hunt Correctional Facility and the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women, my presentation to the women was rolled into a National Crime Victims’ Rights Week event called “Expand the Circle, Reach All Victims.” I Read More

Susan Burton’s Book Tour: Denver County Jail

This blog posting is part of an ongoing series following our founder Susan Burton as she tours prisons, jails and re-entry programs across America with her book, “Becoming Ms. Burton.”  I spent my weekend visiting with over 200 women at Denver County Jail. The experience there was very moving like it has been at all Read More

Susan Burton’s Book Tour: Taconic Correctional Facility, New York

Susan Burton, founder of A New Way of Life Re-Entry Project, has embarked on a cross country tour to promote special edition of “Becoming Ms. Burton” Susan Burton is touring prisons, jails and re-entry programs across America with her book, “Becoming Ms. Burton.” She will be posting her story on Facebook and at and Read More

From Revolving Door to Re-Entry: An Interview With Susan Burton

By Victoria Law  Truthout Susan Burton survived a childhood filled with violence and abuse, battles with drug addiction and various stints behind bars. She was rebuilding her life when her five-year-old son K.K. was struck and killed by a police van. His death sent her spiraling back into a cycle of drugs and incarceration just Read More
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