Two CDCR inmates attempting to extinguish flames in the midsts of a California wildfire.
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Licensing Requirements Prevent CDCR Firefighters From Jobs

Many firefighting departments require an EMT license before hiring. Many ex-CDCR firefighters are denied the EMT license because they have a felony record. Many cities and county firefighting jobs require an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) License before hiring. The licenses provide better pay grade tickets. Many of California’s volunteer firefighters, once out of prison, cannot Read More…

Volunteers for The FIRST 72+ outside of their building.
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First 72+: Program Provides Former Inmates with Hope & Homes

The First 72+ program helps ex-offenders re-enter society successfully. The Lousiana program provides ex-inmates with a transitional housing and resources. Many individuals leave prison after incarceration for long periods usually have no place to call home. They have nowhere to go or live. Maybe their families left the places they used to stay. In fact, Read More…

Different booths set up by different employers at the Southeast Wisconsin Reentry Employment Expo.
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Re-Entry Employment Expo: Helping Former Inmates Secure Jobs

Southeast Wisconsin Re-entry Employment Expo was held in October. The purpose of the Expo is to help reduce redivicism by assisting ex-inmates find jobs. Southeast Wisconsin Re-entry Employment Expo was held on Tuesday the 2nd of October. The expo took place at the Horizon Center at Gateway Technical College located on 4940 88th Avenue in Read More…

An illustration of a prisoner behind the bars of a dollar sign, sandwiched between two prisoners holding signs that show how much they owe in prison debt.
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How the American Govt. Runs an Extortion Racket to Keep Ex-Convicts Perpetually Incarcerated

The U.S. forces former prison inmates to pay for their incarceration, even though taxpayers pay. Former prisoners are sent back to prison if they can’t pay. The American government makes a lot of noise about reducing recidivism. They run “commendable” prison programs. The programs are aimed at increasing the chances of prisoners getting jobs after Read More…

Is Uber Ridesharing a Reliable Transportation Source for Newly Released Prison Inmates?
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Pennsylvania Prison Board Considers Uber Ridesharing for Newly Released Inmates

Should prisons use Uber ridersharing for newly released inmates? That is exactly what the Monroe County Prison Board has met to discuss. Is it a good idea? Residents who live by the jail in Hamilton Township, Pennsylvania have noticed inmates wandering around the area after they have been released. David Hunh, a farmer who lives in Read More…

Recently released Anthony Gay hugging his mother Shirley.
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After Decades in Solitary Confinement, Anthony Gay is Finally Free

After 24 years of solitary confinement, Anthony Gay is finally free. Gay was incarcerated in 1994 for robbing a fellow teen of a dollar bill and his hat.   After 24 years of solitary confinement, Anthony Gay is finally free. Gay was incarcerated in the year 1994. At that time, he was a teenager. He Read More…