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Halfway House

Inmates Found Using 'Escape Hatch' At Oklahoma Halfway House

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 09.19.2016 | Crime

Inmates at an Oklahoma halfway house are in hot water after an “escape hatch” was discovered in the facility, along with meth, cell phones, syring...

The Growing Right Arm of For-Profit Prisons

Mona Shattell | Posted 05.27.2015 | Politics
Mona Shattell

Sentencing reform will reduce prison populations, but privately run post-release housing, mental health care, and substance abuse treatment programs will not be affected by these measures.

Salvaging Lives

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 08.24.2014 | Religion
Peter A. Georgescu

Sister Tesa Fitzgerald is devoted to motherhood. As a nun in the order of Saint Joseph of Brentwood, she lives and works in Queens, running the organization she founded, Hour Children, to serve as a halfway house for women emerging from prison.

Ryan J. Reilly

Bureau Of Prisons To Make Halfway House Reforms

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Bureau of Prisons intends to impose new requirements on the more than 200 federal halfway houses throughout the country, man...

The Case for Better Alternatives

Howard Meitiner | Posted 08.25.2012 | Impact
Howard Meitiner

I applaud politicians like New Jersey Governor Chris Christie who have recognized the need to invest in halfway houses and other treatment programs versus prisons. That being said, a treatment program is only viable as an alternative to incarceration if it lives up to its promise.

Hackathons, Parolees and Jobs

Tanja Aitamurto | Posted 08.06.2011 | Impact
Tanja Aitamurto

The hackathon had an amazing impact: A random group of about 10 people was able to create a rough demo of the SMS/web service in about eight hours, thanks to the awesome and skilled team.

Jail Release Just The Start Of One Man's Road To Redemption

HuffPost | Victoria Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

This story is the first in HuffPost Impact's 12 Days, 12 Cities, 12 Families series, highlighting Americans who have persevered to overcome incredible...