After Orange: Halfway Home

By Cassandra Hein

After Orange: Halfway Home is a transitional home for women getting out of prison and jail in Las Vegas, Nevada. http://www.afterorange.org/

My sister Jamie and I grew up in a loving home with loving parents. We weren’t exposed to the judicial system throughout our childhood. When Jamie was sentenced to 10-25 years in prison, we had no idea what to expect. Continue reading “After Orange: Halfway Home”

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The Parole Problem In Las Vegas

Getting A State License for a Transitional Living Facility (TLF)

By: Cassandra Hein

On January 22nd, 2017, Sean Whaley of the Nevada Review Journal reported that Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval is ‘pursuing creative solutions to a potential prison overcrowding challenge…including $2.7 million in funds’.  The article reveals that ‘Nevada has the fewest parole releases to the community per-inmate population in the country.’  I commend the governor for taking action to solve the transitional problem in the state of Nevada.  Continue reading “The Parole Problem In Las Vegas”