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August 28, 2017

Parent-Child Visiting Practices in Prisons and Jails

Relationships between children and their parents are the foundation on which children learn how to form and sustain healthy relationships. Disrupting those relationships—by losing a…

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August 22, 2017

Malta’s Weekly Trivia #1

Did you know prior research strongly suggests that holding a job during the first year following release is the single most important factor as to…

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August 22, 2017

Children of Incarcerated Parents

Family Strengthening Project The purpose of this cooperative agreement is to develop low-cost high-impact family strengthening policies that can be implemented in local jails and…

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July 27, 2017

Ex-Convicts Help Companies Fill Need for Skilled Labor

Erickson Cos., a Chandler, Ariz., based construction firm, has hired almost 30 former inmates from Arizona state prisons over the past year to build frames…

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July 27, 2017

Evidence-Based Policymaking: Findings From States

In a new report, the Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative assesses the prevalence and sophistication of six key evidence-based policymaking actions—in each state and the District…

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