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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

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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


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

Medium: Great Source of Narratives about Ex-Offenders by Dr. Pope

I love Medium! It is a great source of information about everything under the sun. While conducting research on ex-offenders, I came across some great stories about first-time non-violent black and latino ex-offenders.  114 more words

Welcome to Advocacy for Change by Dr. Pope

This blog will be a platform to advocate for change in the criminal justice system. As the co-founder of The Next Move Re-entry Program, a non-profit (501c3) that helps ex-offenders re-enter into society by helping them eliminate barriers.  216 more words