Ellie Hinder is a Justice & Criminology MA student. During her studies, she decided to use the Street2Boardroom initiative as a research point for her dissertation. We caught up with Ellie to find out what she learned, and to gain insight into her well-informed view of the current justice system.
Access to meaningful employment is crucial for those re-entering society. Securing a job and a place to live are the main barriers that prevent someone’s ability to realise their potential once they have a criminal record.
Your background and where you come from doesn’t have to be a barrier to your success. The system can feel like some people have been given a head start in a race and it’s the job of others to catch them up.