https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/voices/it-s-time-overhaul-america-s-broken-probation-and-parole-systems

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I was released from prison two years and two months ago. Since then, I have been working to improve the lives of formerly incarcerated women and men. I’ve received fellowships from Beyond the Bars and the Open Society Foundations, and was named a Justice in Education Scholar at Columbia University. I founded the Ladies of Hope Ministries , which helps women and girls transition from prison back into society through education, entrepreneurship, and advocacy. I am establishing Hope House, a re-entry housing development for women and girls. As a founding member and national organizer of the National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls , I have crisscrossed th... Full story

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