Voices of Jericho: Road to Recovery
In this short film, Voices of Jericho: Road to Recovery, True Story Pictures follows a young man named Rico Ross as he is released from jail and linked to a community that provides mental health support and life skills.
Many thanks to our fiscal sponsor, the Southern Documentary Fund, for supporting this project.
If you would like to request a DVD that includes this film and the films below for community viewing and educational purposes, please email the Shelby County Public Defender's Office, or call Josh Spickler at (901) 222-2800.
Voices of Jericho: Stories of Jail Diversion
Voices of Jerico: Stories of Jail Diversion is an award-winning short film that shares the stories of three individuals with serious mental illness - Aretha Chambers, Kim Dunlap, and Sammy Ghoston - who have been caught in the criminal justice system. The Jericho Project, operated by the Shelby County Public Defender's Office, helps these individuals navigate out of jail and back into the community.
For longer selections from their life story interviews, see below.
Aretha Lynn Chambers