Aug 22, 2014 — We end the show with words of wisdom from Army veteran Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch, who tells us her favorite story about looking beyond your present situation.
Aug 22, 2014 — Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo is a Cuban blogger and activist, and the editor of Cuba's first digital magazine, VOCES. Maria Hinojosa talks to Pardo Lazo about the democratic potential of the Internet.
Aug 22, 2014 — Guillermo Gómez-Peña is one of the country's leading performance artists. Maria Hinojosa speaks to Gómez-Peña about a rare disease that paralyzed him and turned him into a prisoner in his own body.
Aug 22, 2014 — In Siler City, North Carolina, two young Latinos are informing the community of police checkpoints via Facebook, to combat what they see as harassment.
Aug 22, 2014 — It's not just the law that can keep you caged: In Mexico, kidnappings are on the rise. One man tells Oregon Public Broadcasting's Jordana Gustafson his harrowing experience.
Aug 22, 2014 — In the '90s, prisoners in Texas painted elaborate scenes on handkerchiefs, called paños, with ballpoint pens. Maria Hinojosa goes to the home of a New York art collector who displays them in his home.
Aug 22, 2014 — Megan Kamerick reports on one school in Albuquerque, New Mexico, which offers high school diplomas — not GEDs — to county jail inmates.
Aug 22, 2014 — Juan Echevarria served 15 years in prison and made the most of his time on the inside. He shares a few thoughts on the challenges former inmates face as they re-enter society.
Aug 22, 2014 — On Rikers Island, the largest jail in the world, a new program aims to lower juvenile recidivism by training young inmates to question their own life choices.
Aug 22, 2014 — The scent of fresh pencils is in the air, and homework assignments are around the corner. In honor of back-to-school season, author Alexander Aciman recommends The Lost Estate by Henri Alain-Fournier.