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Film 3 - Re-Entry & Stigma

In Re-Entry & Stigma, Martínez makes the issue personal as she shares the wounds that mass incarceration left her: homelessness, loss of job opportunities and the shame of having a criminal record. Her story highlights both the economic and emotional impact incarceration has on Latinos, the gap in data of who’s being affected, and the importance of more people speaking out about their interactions with the criminal justice system in order to make a change.

Director: Mikey Cordero 

Featured Interview:

  • Leyla Martínez, Activist


“I know the things impacting me, are impacting millions. There are over 70,000,000 with a criminal record and only a handful of people speaking up about the issues that impact us.”

– Leyla Martínez

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