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State tries to ease job hunts of ex-cons | 100 Free Classifieds

“'We know the first job is the most difficult to get,' she said. 'Nobody wants to take a chance on someone who’s been incarcerated. So many young men are being disenfranchised … We’re not even looking at people.'"

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Meditating Behind Bars: Why Yoga In Prisons May Mitigate Recidivism | Dowser

Meditating Behind Bars: Why Yoga In Prisons May Mitigate Recidivism | Dowser | Re-Entry | Scoop.it

"Yoga and meditation help prison inmates develop important emotional skills like impulse control and willpower."

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Pennsylvania Investments in Parole are Leading to Lower Recidivism, Reduced Victimization

"Governor Tom Corbett's proposed budget for fiscal year 2012-13 includes increased funding for the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole to continue its focus on the successful transition of offenders into society." - via HealthNewsDigest.com

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Does Re-Entry Turn Tax Takers To Tax Payers? : NPR

Every year, more than half a million inmates return home from prison. And in this economy many face a tough time finding work. That's why the Labor Department has awarded a series of grants to help reintegrate ex-offenders.

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The Failure of Correctional Counseling and Reentry - Corrections.com

The Failure of Correctional Counseling and Reentry - Corrections.com | Re-Entry | Scoop.it

"One of the most concerning mistakes made in reentry modeling is one of design and execution. Most reentry models do an adequate job of providing facility based therapeutic and habilitative support. However, when the offender is released into the community these services dry up and there is no one for him to turn to for assistance when faced with difficulty that he lacks the skills to resolve."

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Barber donates time to train Cook Co. Jail inmates - ABC7Chicago.com

Barber donates time to train Cook Co. Jail inmates - ABC7Chicago.com | Re-Entry | Scoop.it
Barber donates time to train Cook Co. Jail inmatesABC7Chicago.comFebruary 7, 2012 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- Sixteen men at the Cook County Jail are learning how to be barbers, a course that could ease their way into the workforce after release.
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Families as partners: Supporting incarcerated youth in Ohio | Vera Institute of Justice

Families as partners: Supporting incarcerated youth in Ohio | Vera Institute of Justice | Re-Entry | Scoop.it

"Research shows that incarcerated young people who sustain positive relationships with loved ones have better outcomes during and after being in juvenile justice placement facilities than youth who do not."

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Tips for finding a job when you are an ex-convict - by Caryna St. John - Helium

Getting a job after being incarcerated can be a heavy burden, especially if you have obtained felonies on your record. Most applications ask if yo..., Caryna St.
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