HR Guide to Hiring Felons
May 4, 2010 - 10:51am

Your Loyal Employees: Reasons to Hire Ex-Felons

 

by Donald Nickels, originally posted at Payscale

After leaving my last position as a human resource manager for an online health organization, I never would have imagined where I would end up next.

Changing Sides: Former Law Breaker Will Study to be a Lawyer
April 12, 2010 - 1:15pm

By Sean Flynn

Daily News Staff, The Newport Daily News

April 3-4, 2010

Noah Kilroy was sitting in a prison cell for each of his birthdays between the ages of 19 and 23.  Now, as a recent graduate of Salve Regina University, he will enter law school in September with high aspirations of becoming a public interest lawyer. 

Michigan Prisons Focus on Released Inmates
April 8, 2010 - 10:59am

Mark Hornbeck / Detroit News Lansing Bureau

Lansing -- Michigan's prison system has undergone a culture change from locking up law breakers for as long as possible to being more selective about whom to put behind bars, state Corrections Director Patricia Caruso told officials at a prisoner re-entry conference Tuesday.

New York Times Editorial Board: Congress Should Give Ex-Offenders the Right to Vote
March 23, 2010 - 10:04am

Ex-Offenders and the Vote

Millions of ex-offenders who have been released from prison are denied the right to vote. That undercuts efforts to reintegrate former prisoners into mainstream society. And it goes against one of democracy’s most fundamental principles: that governments should rule with the consent of the governed.

When Numbers Lie: Prisoners of the Census in New York
February 2, 2010 - 11:08am

Michelle Chen

Originally posted on RaceWire

Since Right to Vote in 2006, Over 6,000 Formerly Disenfranchised Rhode Islanders Have Registered to Vote.
January 6, 2010 - 3:42pm

R.I. Change on Voting Rights for Ex-Convicts Wins Praise
By John Hill, Projo

July 30: PROVIDENCE — On Election Night in 2006, Marc Maurer was interested in the results from Kansas because he had a sister-in-law running for office out there, but the returns he checked every 10 minutes were out of Rhode Island.

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