"The number of Americans who cannot vote because they have been convicted of a felony continues to grow. The Sentencing Project reported Thursday that in 2010 5.5 million voting-age citizens were disenfranchised because of their criminal records, up by 9 percent from 2004.  About a quarter are in prison, but the rest have completed their sentences or are on probation or parole."

 

How can felons change, demonstrate change, and be accepted by society as citizens and not felons after incarceration?