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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

Criminal Justice

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

Criminal Justice

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

Criminal Justice

"A life sentence can sometimes be just the beginning of a new life" - Unlock

This article was published in The Record on their blog yesterday. It details the experiences of someone who was given a life sentance and served ten years. 31 more words

Employment

Funding to Develop the Sustainability of Organisations Working towards the Rehabilitation of Offenders and Ex-offenders - 2nd November 2017 (UK)

The Triangle Trust has announced that the next closing date for applications to its Development grants programme is noon on the 2nd November 2017.

The Trust provides core funding to support organisations to implement a step change in their development and therefore build increased sustainability for the future. 173 more words

Funding Updates

Make a Difference Monday: Lia House helps the homeless in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — For ten years, the Lia House has been quietly making a difference in Memphis.

Not only do they give the homeless a place to live, but they also teach them how to be successful on their own. 68 more words

News

BRANDED FOR LIFE

As a society, do we really believe that felons deserve another chance, and, if so, what should be do about it?

Michael W. understands the journey Oregon State University baseball pitcher Luke Heimlich finds himself on. 23 more words

Portland Tribune