Watch This: ‘Locked Out’

Locked Out from Human Pictures on Vimeo.

In 5 minutes, ‘Locked Out’ by Human Pictures Film dramatically illustrates the barriers for ex-felons trying to rebuild their lives and do the right thing. Excluding Americans with a felony record from affordable housing, student loans, and jobs leaves many with little way to survive outside of prison. We previously discussed some of Oklahoma’s barriers to life after prison here.


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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