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Make a Difference Monday: Clippers Up Guns Down

It’s Make a Difference Monday! And The Barber School in Memphis is doing more than just teaching people how to cut hair.

They’re also cutting down on crime by helping former felons create a new life for themselves. 57 more words

Live At 9

Why prison ministry?

Hi- my name is Janet.  I have been given a vision by God to start a transitional program for ex-offenders.  We are in Texas, and it has been an amazing journey for the last year and a half.   216 more words

Christian Non-profit

As the Wheel Turns

Sunday was Father’s Day in the U.S.  Vince texted me at 8:00 am and asked if he could stop by.  He had already invited me for brunch, in recognition that I was/am both a mother and father to him.   598 more words


On Our Last Leg

This is the last post in a series of 32 posts about a road trip to New Orleans that starts here.

Why are there so many anti-Abortion billboards in Minnesota?  671 more words

Parent-child Relationships

Services for Ex-Offenders

In a previous blog post, I wrote about why it is important for outreach librarians to provide programs and services for ex-offenders.  In this blog post, I will be discussing the best way to do outreach and some of the best types of programming to offer.  597 more words


Why Serving Ex-Offenders is Important

Adapting to life outside of prison can be difficult for citizens who have served their time for crimes committed.  The world may be a much different place than when they first entered prison, sometimes years or decades earlier.   627 more words