Released From Darkness


Jesse De La Cruz, author of the recently published book Detour: My Journey from Dark to Light, serves as a guide and an intimate narrator of life after reentry. This story looks specifically at the experiences of the older generation of ex-offenders copping with life after reentry. Today, Mr. De La Cruz holds both Bachelor's and Master's degrees, and is working toward completing an Ed.D doctorate. This multimedia was produced in collaboration with Joseph Rodriguez, and associate Producer, Andy Outis. Visit the website to view more of Jesse's story and read more interviews with the individuals featured in the images.