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Ban the Box: Dallas
On Wednesday, June 1st, the Dallas City Council will brief on a policy that has the potential to fundamentally reshape employment in Dallas for people with criminal backgrounds. This policy is known as Ban the Box or Fair Chance hiring. There will be no vote taken this Wednesday, but it is imperative that people from […]
Bridging the Rural and Urban Divide to End Mass Incarceration
For nearly 20 years now, I’ve met with relatives of prisoners freighted to rural prisons. For working class families, the long distance phone calls and road trips required to keep in touch with an incarcerated loved one are hard to manage and put important human relationships at risk. It’s a problem that gets resolved through broad public awareness and popular dissent. What’s the most pragmatic, sustainable way to make that happen?