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3AW 693 News Talk: Mornings with Neil Mitchell

In case you missed it, on 1st September I was interviewed in studio by Neil Mitchell on his morning 3AW Melbourne radio program. As the guest for the ‘complex issues’ weekly debate we talked about my Churchill Fellowship research focusing on the role of reformed offenders in reducing re-offending; my professional and lived experience that led me to pursue the research; and the need for prison to ‘do no more harm’ to people who will be released back into the community. 53 more words

Claire Seppings

The Government has announced its plans for supported housing - some positives, many worries

For the better part of a year I have been blogging on a regular basis about the threat to specialist supported housing services posed by the government’s announcement to cap rents to the maximum paid through the Local Housing Allowance (LHA). 681 more words

Last Mile: Turning Prisoners into Programmers

As a career changer making the transition from criminal law to coding, I am fascinated by the potential for disruption within the criminal justice system and the power that tech has to be the catalyst for much needed change. 754 more words

Coding

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

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