Interview with Michelle Parson


Michelle Parson and Alexa Garza discuss their time in Mountain View Women's Prison in Gatesville, Texas and experiences of reentry. Both Parson and Garza were first sentenced as teenagers and were incarcerated for twenty plus years. Garza interviews Parson about her time inside, her experience of parole, and her transition out of prison. They discuss brutality of women's prisons, how prison underprepared them for reentry, challenges they've faced since prison including GPS parole, employment with a felony, navigating taxes and reentry fees, and successes they have found outside of prison.