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April 6, 2022: A conversation with two women in prison opens eyes and hearts

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Denver Women's Prison
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Colorado Matters senior host Ryan Warner and CPR’s race, diversity and equity reporter Elaine Tassy look at the commissary list with Cynthia Gonzalez and Amber Pierce during an interview at the Denver Women’s Correctional Facility on Wednesday, March 30, 2022. Gonzalez and Pierce are producers of Inside Wire, a new online radio network that recently launched and is run by people who are incarcerated.

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How does someone serving a long prison sentence find meaning? That’s at the heart of today’s show, which was recorded at Denver Women’s Correctional Facility, where a new radio station, Inside Wire, helps imbue a sense of purpose. CPR's Elaine Tassy and Ryan Warner met with two prisoner-producers, Cynthia Gonzales and Amber Pierce.