Challenges face ex-inmates living with HIV

June 28, 2014 7:21 PM

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Challenges face ex-inmates living with HIV

NEW YORK – Several times each month, a white bus picks up newly released ex-inmates at New York's Rikers Island jail complex and drives them to Harlem, where helping hands await at a transition program run by a nonprofit called the Fortune Society.

As they readjust to freedom, these new arrivals face the myriad challenges confronting anyone leaving jail or prison — and a daunting additional one. They have HIV.

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