WATCH: Mentors for inmates; the state of Rochester children

Oct 12, 2017

Mentors for ex-offenders. It’s just one strategy out of many intended to reduce recidivism rates and to help high-risk adults find a new life free of crime. Does it work? And does the community have a stake in the matter? We’ll find out on this edition of Need to Know.

Also on the show, an update on just how well we’re all doing with what’s intended to be an “all-hands-on-deck effort” to help Rochester kids successfully progress from cradle to career.

And a Vietnam Veteran says sometimes it feels like he was just there. The experiences of war and the power of sharing one’s story nearly 50 years later.