Tag Archive: Reform

Part II: Former Inmates Need Comprehensive Financial Capability Supports for Life After Incarceration

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Marlysa Thomas is a program manager at the Corporation for Enterprise Development, where she builds capacity in non-profits that work directly with low-income communities. She specifically focuses on narrowing the racial wealth divide,… Continue reading

Part I: The Case for Helping Prisoners and Returning Citizens Build Good Credit

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Marlysa Thomas is a program manager at the Corporation for Enterprise Development, where she builds capacity in non-profits that work directly with low-income communities. She specifically focuses on narrowing the racial wealth divide,… Continue reading

US Sentencing Commission votes unanimously to reduce sentences of nonviolent drug offenders retroactively

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  The U.S. Sentencing Commission has passed a measure that will reduce sentences for nonviolent drug offenders in federal prisons.  These reductions will be applied retroactively.  As the Wall Street Journal reports: The… Continue reading