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Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009

Advocating for the Felmers O. Chaney Correctional Center’s programming

Even in a good job market, the most difficult to employ are those with a criminal record and a minimal employment history.And if you’re a black male in Wisconsin with a criminal record, you have only a 5% chance of getting a callback from an employer when searching for a job. So when the Felmers...
Thursday, May 8, 2008
When we were growing up, we had a cliche about the menu for people behind bars: bread and water. In Wisconsin right now, those who run incarceration facilities are holding the bread and increasing the water. With food prices rising, authorities responsible for the enormous number of people we incarcerate are...