Making a Difference West Edition

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Organization helps women find new life outside prison

By Dorany Pineda Contributing Writer If there is one person who understands the challenges of exiting the criminal justice system, it’s Susan Burton. After a tragedy that led to years of self-medication, Burton spent more than 20 years cycling in and out of prison. When she was freed, she struggled to find work, housing and Read More…

Lead Story West Edition

Re-entry project stages annual gala

LOS ANGELES — Social justice advocate Susan Burton remembers back in 1998 when she founded A New Way of Life Re-Entry Project (ANWOL). “We had a whisper of a chance to succeed,” she recalled. “Through ANWOL, so much pain and suffering have been transformed into resilience, determination and hope for so many. A lot has Read More…