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Brookings Creates Plan to Provide Jobs for Ex-Prisoners and Reduce the Nation’s Prison Population

Friday, February 13, 2009

Every year, the nation’s prisons release more than 700,000 prisoners, but far too many of them wind up in poverty or back in prison. A proposal by The Brookings Institution aims to reverse this trend and reduce the U.S. prison population by creating a national program that will improve employment opportunities and help ex-prisoners re-enter society successfully.The … Read More

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