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Bishop T.D. Jakes talks "Destiny" to ex-offenders with NFL player Ray Lewis during Milestone Celebration

Bishop T.D. Jakes and The Potter’s House of Dallas, Inc. will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Texas Offender Reentry Initiative (T.O.R.I.) by graduating of 135 ex-offenders on “Destiny Sunday” July 26, 2015 at 9 a.m. 355 more words

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All Lives Matter

ANNE

I have been avoiding the story of Sandra Bland since it broke about 10 days ago.  I was afraid it would be too heartbreaking.  I think I’m overwhelmed—a sure sign is that I switched to classical Minnesota Public Radio from the news version.  644 more words

Crime

The Together Social Business Group

The Together Social Business Group runs three projects with ex-offenders in Bristol, the West Midlands and Glasgow. The social enterprise group provides full-time jobs, support, training and mentoring to ex-offenders who repair, refurbish and restore empty and sub-standard properties bought by the group. 98 more words

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Homelessness and Incarceration

In the United States, ex-prisoners are more vulnerable to homelessness than those who have not been incarcerated.  According to a report published by the Vera Institute of Justice, 30-50% of all people under parole supervision in the cities of Los Angeles and San Francisco are homeless.   437 more words

Homelessness

Nap Denied

VINCE

They tore up part of the running track last week and never put it back together so I haven’t been able to run for a week.  353 more words

Crime

The chance to change a life - through hospitality employment

The Institute of Hospitality has joined with Nacro, the crime reduction charity, and The Clink Charity to produce a new management guide about the benefits of employing qualified ex-offenders in suitable hospitality roles. 278 more words

Education

Have a Nice Day

ANNE

The drum beat of stories about prison continues.

Last week, every day on my drive in to work, I heard a different story about prison on National Public Radio’s Marketplace Tech Report. 496 more words

Crime