Prison Gerrymandering Project

Prison Gerrymandering Project

The 2010 Census counted more than 2 million incarcerated people in the wrong place. Nothing has changed, since the Census Bureau will again count incarcerated people in the wrong place again in the 2020 Census which continues to distort democracy ...
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OBK Re-Entry Services Planned for 2018 (East St. Louis Office)

OBK Re-Entry Services Planned for 2018 (East St. Louis Office)

Our Brothers’ Keepers reentry services are a holistic, multi-faceted program that supports a returning citizen’s transition back into the community. Re-entry services connect the individual to needed supportive services and reduce the barriers that prevent successful reintegration. Holistic Approach: Reentry ...
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Company Coming: Reflection for the Third Sunday of Advent

Company Coming: Reflection for the Third Sunday of Advent

“Company coming” can be either good news or bad news—depending on who they are, what we must do to entertain them, and how long they will be with us. One thing is sure, some preparations and adjustments must be made ...
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Micah Award Recipient Father Christian Reuter, OFM

Micah Award Recipient Father Christian Reuter, OFM

“You have been told, O man, what is good, and what the Lord requires of you: Only to do the right and to love goodness, and to walk humbly with your God.” Micah 6:8 The United Congregation of the Metro-East ...
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Prisoner Re-Entry is the Work of Forgiveness

Prisoner Re-Entry is the Work of Forgiveness

Those in prison and returning to the community have, to be sure done wrong – sometimes the unthinkable wrong – but there is no wrong that cannot be forgiven and no life that cannot be saved. The work of prisoner ...
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