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Clay Faces In Paradox - Ian Thomas

Clay Faces in Paradox

I shared the room with a lonely emptiness; my eyes half-closed in the dim light
in an atmosphere embalmed with a pervasive silence. 366 more words

Creative Writing

States tackle license barriers for ex-offenders

The National Conference of State Legislatures examines initiatives in two states to remove occupational licensing barriers for persons with criminal convictions. Article includes links to legislation in both Delaware and Indiana.

Occupational Licensing

What Michigan May be Missing in Reducing Michigan Recidivism Rates

Michigan’s in the top ten in reducing recidivism. Yet, a local researcher says, not so fast. Is Michigan REALLY Keeping Ex-Offenders Out of Prison?

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN, UNITED STATES, January 26, 2018 / 693 more words

Lifestyle

Lawmaker, Advocates Launch Voter Registration Drive For Ex-Offenders

CHICAGO (WBBM Newsradio) — A state lawmaker on Thursday helped launch an effort to register as many ex-offenders as possible to vote, noting many ex-cons don’t know they have that right. 286 more words

News

A Precious Jewel: "Nation of Second Chances" by Dr. Pope

I found this gem while conducting research on ex-offenders. Nation of Second Chances is a non-profit organization that allows ex-offenders who were granted clemency by President Barack Obama to share their stories. 46 more words