After only being out 72 days, Kevin Monteiro shared his Medicaid success story. Upon release, Kevin signed up for Medicaid and accessed needed care. Having health care has provided Kevin a sense of security and peace of mind.
Amanda Myers is a probation officer working with justice involved individuals who struggle with addiction. Her clients are finding success accessing health care through Medicaid while new connections are being built to strengthen community support through additional social assistance programs.
Hassan works with justice involved men and women to lead lives of success and fulfillment. After spending 18 years in Colorado state prison, Hassan knows firsthand how health care provides an opportunity for justice involved individuals to have choice, become empowered and have an increased quality of life.
Magalie tells her story of being a justice involved person in her early twenties and how when people have health care and are feeling healthy, they can approach life differently. With the ACA and Medicaid, justice involved people have a right to take care of themselves and now have a way to do so.