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Maciej Sopyło

How to stop being afraid of former prisoners?

TEDxWarsaw 2016 In a Heartbeat

16 min watch

A youth and adult trainer and a Ph.D student at the Institute of Law Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences.

For the last ten years Maciej Sopyło has had a unique opportunity to observe life behind bars. Before you think you have him pegged, let us tell you that he is actually a youth and adult trainer and a Ph.D student at the Institute of Law Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Catering to his own desire to learn about the lives of convicts, he tries to figure out how to prepare them for life outside. Maciej Sopyło is an activist who has had a unique opportunity to observe life behind bars. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx

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