Monthly Archive for: ‘December, 2016’

  • New Life

    South LA Nonprofit Helps Women Just Out of Prison Rebuild Their Lives

    More than 200,000 women are imprisoned in the United States, and when they get out, more than half of them will be re-arrested. One woman in South Los Angeles is working to change that by helping women parolees get back on their feet once they …

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  • State Prison

    Shuttered state prisons spring back to life

    Declining prisoner census and a need to consolidate facilities has emptied institutions. By JEN FIFIELD GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The cinder block buildings dominating this campus have been painted bright pink, orange and blue. The razor wire that used to top the chain link fence …

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