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FirstFollowers Is Raising Money to Meet the Simple, But Critical, Needs of Returning Citizens

THE IMPORTANCE OF GIVING

Securing help, even for the most simplest things, isn’t guaranteed for lots of returning citizens. I once listened to a talk by Troy Williams, who served 18 years in the California prison system, and he ended by pointing out that the state spent (conservatively) $900,000 keeping him locked up and then one the day of release handed him $200 and waved him off at the prison gate. 492 more words

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Tamms prison likely to remain closed

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) _ Little support seems to exist for reopening a super-maximum prison in southern Illinois that has been closed for more than two years. 104 more words

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