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The Second Chance Act Fact Sheet

The Second Chance Act Fact Sheet

Ex-offenders returning to their communities from prison or jail face numerous challenges and have specific needs that contribute to the likelihood that they may return to prison. Download the Fact Sheet: http://csgjusticecenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/SCA_Fact_Sheet.pdf [...]

Being Poor Has Never Been A Crime In Our Country. Until Now.

Being Poor Has Never Been A Crime In Our Country. Until Now.

Source:  Upworthy They’re turning yet another wing of the “justice” system into a straight-out profit center. Even worse, these companies are often owned by former officers with connections all over the place to get even more [...]

Working with your Probation or Parole Officer

Working with your Probation or Parole Officer

People living with mental illness can struggle with the conditions of probation and parole. Fortunately, specialized probation officers like Eilene Flory can help individuals succeed.  Read More >>> [...]