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Syrita Steib, Operation Restoration (2023)




Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2023-06-07

Duration: 00:30:27

Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Women prisoners | Criminal justice, Administration of | Nonprofit organizations


  • Steib, Syrita Speaker


This episode of the series “Newsmakers” features a speech by Syrita Steib before a meeting of the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on June 7, 2023. Steib is the president and CEO of Operation Restoration. She discusses: her time in prison and the difficulties she faced when she was released; founding Operation Restoration to help other formerly incarcerated women; her work on state and federal legislation related to criminal justice reform; and receiving a full pardon. She also answers questions from the audience.