Tag Archives: alternatives to incarceration

Justice Department Calls on Courts to End ‘Criminalization of Poverty’

Posted at http://www.commondreams.org/news/2016/03/14/justice-department-calls-courts-end-criminalization-poverty Published on Monday, March 14, 2016 by Common Dreams Policies targeting the poor are not only far-reaching, they are profoundly harmful, letter from DOJ’s civil rights division states By Nadia Prupis, staff writer The DOJ’s Civil Rights … Continue reading

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Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act Webinar—November 17, National

From the Sentencing Project (http://www.sentencingproject.org): Please join The Sentencing Project on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 1:30 pm ET, for a webinar on the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, a bipartisan, bicameral reform bill recently introduced in Congress. The legislation would take … Continue reading

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Urge Senators Casey and Toomey to Cosponsor the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act

From the National Council of Churches (http://www.ncccusa.org): Two major problems are contributing to the crisis in the criminal justice system… While there are a myriad of issues that need attention in our criminal justice system, two stand out. First, mandatory … Continue reading

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TEDx Talk—Prisoner Reentry and Alternatives to Incarceration

Melanie G. Snyder, Executive Director of the Lancaster County Reentry Management Organization (RMO), recently delivered a TEDx talk on prisoner reentry and alternatives to incarceration at the Ware Center in Lancaster. She is an NIC-certified Offender Workforce Development Specialist, a … Continue reading

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