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Prison Reentry

A Vibrant City and Its Ex-Incarcerated Population

Project Return | Posted 12.03.2014 | Impact
Project Return

Nashville, like many American metropolises, turned its back on its river for years. Never mind that it was an inextricable part of the physical Nashville make-up, and that it would never leave us. But a fundamental shift occurred. A 180-degree turn, to be specific.

Ryan J. Reilly

'You Would've Been My Boys': Eric Holder Highlights Philly Reentry Program

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA -- It's Juan Sanchez's first day in reentry court. Indicted when President Bill Clinton was still in office, he was sentenced to 15 years...

Giving Prisoners a Second Chance Means Removing the Barriers to Reentry

Shon Hopwood | Posted 10.20.2012 | Crime
Shon Hopwood

Every year state and federal prisons release more than 650,000 people, a population equal to that of Seattle or Boston. Rather than providing the means for a successful transition, many states and the federal government hurl prisoners out into the world with little or no support.

California Is Not Prepared for Realignment

Kim Carter | Posted 11.27.2011 | Los Angeles
Kim Carter

California will have to start diverting low-level felony offenders and parole violators to county jails. The question is, "How will these counties manage this huge influx of returning prisoners?"

A Fresh Start

Jim Gibbons | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Gibbons

In 2008, The Pew Center on the States found that more than 1 in 100 adults in the United States were incarcerated. Of those adults, more than half wil...