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40 Under 40: Prison Turned CeCe McDonald Into an Activist - Advocate.com

40 Under 40: Prison Turned CeCe McDonald Into an Activist - Advocate.com | Accommodation for people with convictions | Scoop.it
Advocate.com 40 Under 40: Prison Turned CeCe McDonald Into an Activist Advocate.com Earlier this year, McDonald was released from prison after serving 19 months of a 41-month sentence over a physical altercation that changed her life and ended in...
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Eight prisons house only sex offenders

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Justice Secretary Chris Grayling said he would 'make no apologies for putting sex offenders where they belong' as new figures reveal they now account for one in eight prisoners.

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In Baltimore, an ex-offender is in the business of second chances - Al Jazeera America

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In Baltimore, an ex-offender is in the business of second chances
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BALTIMORE — Chris Wilson's photo album is a marvel of cut and paste.
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Nine Star Reentry Program Guides Former Offenders To Jobs, Careers - KTUU.com

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Nine Star Reentry Program Guides Former Offenders To Jobs, Careers
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Lots of people are successful; don't believe the myth that says an ex-offender can't go to work because an ex offender can go to work." Zeckovic now believes those words.
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'Summit of Hope' offers parolees a chance at new start - nwitimes.com

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'Summit of Hope' offers parolees a chance at new start nwitimes.com SOUTH HOLLAND | Kenneth Morgan hopes to start a business fixing and selling cars, but he wasn't quite sure where to begin and knew it wouldn't be simple, as an ex-offender and...
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Jailed Marine attempted suicide in Mexican prison - 10News

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MSNBC Jailed Marine attempted suicide in Mexican prison 10News SAN DIEGO - A Marine jailed in a Mexican prison after he allegedly tried to cross the border with three registered firearms said in an interview this week that the abuse he has...
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Orange is the New Black in real life is a prison epidemic of too many women in ... - The Guardian

Orange is the New Black in real life is a prison epidemic of too many women in ... - The Guardian | Accommodation for people with convictions | Scoop.it
Orange is the New Black in real life is a prison epidemic of too many women in ...
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Fewer State Prisoners, Higher Cost Per Inmate

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California’s prisons, once bulging at the seams, have slimmed down considerably since counties took responsibility for housing and supervising certain low-level offenders as part of a state-to-coun...
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City to relax ban on ex-offenders at CHA housing | WGN-TV

City to relax ban on ex-offenders at CHA housing | WGN-TV | Accommodation for people with convictions | Scoop.it
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It Just Is - Rapists, murderers, and violent offenders... | Facebook

Rapists, murderers, and violent offenders qualify for federal housing loans after prison. People convicted of pot possession, do not. Our culture has... (Rapists, murderers, and violent offenders qualify for federal housing loans after prison.
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Sen. Patricia Van Pelt on Plight of Ex-offenders

Illinois State Sen. Patricia Van Pelt (5th) talking about the new CHA pilot program allowing felons to live in public housing, and about Illinois Republican ...
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Reentry for Ex-Offenders | South Side Weekly

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Recent support from Rahm Emanuel for a reentry pilot program may relieve the burden for some ex-offenders, however. In late March, he joined the Chicago Housing Authority in announcing the creation of a pilot program that ...
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Could privatisation provide enhanced services to meet offenders

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London Probation Trust achieves settled accommodation for 85% of offenders against the backdrop of London's high rents, shortages of affordable housing and benefit caps. This success is largely due to working in ...
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Watch the US prison population explode - Washington Post (blog)

Watch the US prison population explode
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Politicians promise to be tough on crime, and boy are they ever — at least according to prison statistics.
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'Beds in sheds' cost lives says London Fire Brigade - Fire Industry Association

'Beds in sheds' cost lives says London Fire Brigade
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... to 10 offences under the Regulatory Reform (Fire safety) Order 2005.
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Ex-offender reentry program launched in Columbus - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

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Ex-offender reentry program launched in Columbus Columbus Ledger-Enquirer A pilot program to help former prisoners transition back into the community was recently launched in Columbus as part of a new state initiative, according to Robert Keller,...
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Recidivism….More Than Meets The Eye: ONE REGIONAL GROUP ... - Scene

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Recidivism….More Than Meets The Eye: ONE REGIONAL GROUP ...
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Circles is about helping the ex-offender overcome their criminogenic thinking patterns through pro-social support, connections to resources, and a lot of listening!
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Prison Rape Law A Decade Old, But Most States Not In Compliance - NPR

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Prison Rape Law A Decade Old, But Most States Not In Compliance
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The clock is ticking on a decade-long effort to prevent sexual violence inside American prisons.
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Real Life Stats Behind Women in Prison, 'Orange is the New Black' - Fusion

Real Life Stats Behind Women in Prison, 'Orange is the New Black' - Fusion | Accommodation for people with convictions | Scoop.it
Real Life Stats Behind Women in Prison, 'Orange is the New Black'
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The United States has 2.3 million people behind bars, we have the world's highest incarceration rate. We even have more people in prison in the U.S.
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'Severe' robbery prison sentence shocks Utah teen - Las Vegas Review-Journal

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Las Vegas Review-Journal 'Severe' robbery prison sentence shocks Utah teen Las Vegas Review-Journal A Utah family is fighting what they say is too severe a prison term for their 16-year-old son, who was convicted on felony robbery charges earlier...
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Sex Offenders in Oregon Part 2

A look at potential state funding for treatment, even potentially housing for sex offenders.
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New govt run halfway house for ex offenders to be ready by 2018 - 18Jan2014

SINGAPORE: A new government halfway house for ex-offenders will be ready by 2018. Once ready, it will be the first of its kind in Singapore, and is part of p...
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Concern over sex offenders move to Norwich

There is controversy in Norwich surrounding a move to place four sex offenders in different housing. They were at a rehabilitation center but are now being m...
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Housing First opens door to recovery - GMPT

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RT @threshold76: Our CEO @stevegoslyn supporting #housingfirst for offenders with J Weetman on GM Probation blog http://t.co/NTgpNGfRwH #P…
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Breaking the link between crime and homelessness - 24dash (press release)

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Breaking the link between crime and homelessness
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I took on my current role in 2009 and since then have been committed to looking for ways in which to provide suitable housing for offenders.
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