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REENTRY COURTS: LOOKING AHEAD

http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/ 2011-REENTRY COURTS: LOOKING AHEAD A Conversation about Strategies for Offender Reintegration Reentry courts provide close supervision, links to social services, and intensive case management to offenders returning home after incarceration. The challenges reentry courts grapple with are many. Former … Continue reading

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Exposing Employment Discrimination: 65 Million ‘Need Not Apply’

Monday, April 4, 2011 http://rethinkingreentry.blogspot.com/2011/04/exposing-employment-discrimination-65.html Exposing Employment Discrimination: 65 Million ‘Need Not Apply’ The National Employment Law Project’s March publication, “65 Million ‘Need Not Apply,” exposes the blatant discrimination of individuals with criminal convictions across the U.S. by both large companies … Continue reading

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Formerly Incarcerated, Now Working For the DA’s Office

http://rethinkingreentry.blogspot.com/2011/03/formerly-incarcerated-now-working-for.html Friday, March 25, 2011 Formerly Incarcerated, Now Working For the DA’s Office  This is our second interview profiling individuals working in the reentry field that took an unlikely path to their current destinations. This week features Gregory Russell, a … Continue reading

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A Great ” Have Faith & Hard Work” Story

My First Million: Bob Williamson, Horizon Software International and Honey Lake Plantation How an alcoholic, drug-addicted homeless drifter turned to God, turned his life around — and went on to start several multimillion-dollar companies. By Patrick Sauer Posted 3/ 14 … Continue reading

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AZ Won’t Comply With Federal Sex Offender Database Law

Legislator: AZ Won’t Comply With Federal Sex Offender Database Law Cara Liu Reporter, KPHO CBS 5 News POSTED: 9:23 pm MST March 9, 2011UPDATED: 6:50 am MST March 10, 2011 PHOENIX — Arizona could soon lose thousands of dollars in federal … Continue reading

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Formerly Incarcerated People Building a Movement

*http://www.alternet.org/story/149975/*<http://www.alternet.org/story/149975/><http://www.alternet.org/story/149975/&gt; *From Montgomery to Los Angeles and Beyond: * *Formerly Incarcerated People Building a Movement* * * *By Kenneth Glasgow and Dorsey Nunn, AlterNet Posted on February 18, 2011, Printed on February 18, 2011 http://www.alternet.org/story/149975/* Would you feel like a … Continue reading

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Second Chance Act Juvenile Mentoring Initiative.

Solicitation Released for Second Chance Act Juvenile Mentoring Initiative The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), U.S. Department of Justice, recently released the solicitation for the OJJDP FY11 Second Chance Act Juvenile Mentoring Initiative. Funding under this solicitation … Continue reading

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Unlocking Opportunity for People Leaving Prison

Unlocking Opportunity for People Leaving Prison http://blog.soros.org/2011/01/unlocking-opportunity-for-people-leaving-prison/ January 31, 2011 | by Malcolm Young A recent flurry of articles describe programs that help people leaving U.S. prisons overcome the challenges that confront them. That we are reading so many of … Continue reading

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Philly ex-con makes homemade jail to deter others

Philly ex-con makes homemade jail to deter others http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110210/ap_on_re_us/us_homemade_jail#mwpphu-container Ex-convict Michael Ta’Bon is seen in a homemade outdoor jail cell … – Thu Feb 10, 7:04 am ET PHILADELPHIA – Ex-convict Michael Ta’Bon is back in a prison of his … Continue reading

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Durham renovates former jail into center for released inmates

Durham renovates former jail into center for released inmates 1/25/2011 http://www.wral.com/news/local/story/8995434/ DURHAM, N.C. — There are more than 40,000 people incarcerated in the state of North Carolina. Another 100,000 are on probation or parole. Leaders in the criminal justice system … Continue reading

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