Re-entry Central News Headlines September, 20, 2016

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Reentry Central News Headlines
  Weekly News Headlines on Reentry and Criminal Justice Reform
  Beatrice Codianni, Managing EditorSeptember 20, 2016
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1 in 4 Women Have This In Common... (Essie Justice Group)

1 in 4 women in the US has a family member in prison. Watch this video to learn from the women of Essie Justice Group what it feels like to have a loved one behind bars. Essie Justice Group is a loving and powerful community of women with incarcerated loved ones on a mission to end mass incarceration's harm to women.
McNamara & Goodman
Kathryn Emmett Attorney at Law
A momentous event happened in Oakland CA last week. The First Annual Conference of Formerly Incarcerated, Convicted People, and Families Movement brought together over 500 people from across America to discuss policies, priorities, and plans for ending mass incarceration...Among the participants was Essie Working Group, an organization of empowered women with incarcerated loved ones who fight to erase stigmatization and to end mass incarceration...Also, we hear a lot about the merits of community policing, but has it strayed from its original goals, and if so, how can we get it back on track?...And how did 17 jurisdictions' justice reinvestment strategies work out? Find the answer in this week's news.
First Annual Conference of Formerly Incarcerated, Convicted People, and Families Movement Draws 500 People from 30 States
Activists convene to discuss policies, priorities and plans for ending mass incarceration 09-19-2016 Read More
Essie Justice Group: A Community of Women with Incarcerated Loved Ones Working to Erase Stigmas and to End Mass Incarceration
One in four women in America has an incarcerated loved one 09-18-2016 Read More
What is in the Future for Community Policing?
"Ideal Model" of Community Oriented Police Services (COPS) has become distorted over the years 09-18-2016 Read More
Local Justice Reinvestment: Strategies, Outcomes, and Keys to Success
Justice Reinvestment Initiative final report on 17 jurisdictions finds savings despite challenges 09-16-2016 Read More
It's Down to the Wire for Those Seeking Clemency from President Obama
People in prison and their loved ones await the President’s decision as he spends final months in office 09-15-2016 Read More
Defining Violence: Reducing Incarceration by Rethinking America's Approach to Violence
The U.S. must have an "honest conversation" about violent crime to truly reduce mass incarceration 09-14-2016 Read More
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