IDOC Supports: SOARING INMATES HELPING INMATES

IDOC Supports: SOARING INMATES HELPING INMATES

Poverty Services an agency of Catholic Charities of Southern Illinois, Diocese of Belleville, IL through the leadership of Michael Schuette has developed the Soaring Inmates Helping Inmates program. This inmate literacy program was initiated over 10 years ago in the ...
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Our Brothers' Keepers - 2017 (May Update)

Our Brothers’ Keepers – 2017 (May Update)

  OBK Board of Directors – President Election The OBK Board of Directors was notified by Michael Berens our Acting President that he could no longer continue in that capacity as a result of a family illness that required his ...
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Our Brothers' Keepers - 2017 (March & April Update)

Our Brothers’ Keepers – 2017 (March & April Update)

OBK Operational Structure & Property-Site Selection Criteria The OBK Board has continued to move forward to update the operational structure by forming two Low-Profit Limited Liability Companies named GEN-PU, L3C (Property Unit) and GEN-OU, L3C (Operating Unit). A manager was ...
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Our Brothers' Keepers - 2017 (January & February Update)

Our Brothers’ Keepers – 2017 (January & February Update)

The New Year 2017 began as it ended with a flurry of activity to further clarify the operational timeline for the development of a "returning citizens" home in the East St. Louis community. OBK received the full approval of the ...
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Prisoners in 2015: (December 2016, NCJ 250229)

Prisoners in 2015: (December 2016, NCJ 250229)

At yearend 2015, an estimated 1.53 million prisoners were held in state and federal facitlities across the United States. This was a 2.3% decrease from yearend 2014, and the largest decline since 1978. Forty percent of the decrease in the ...
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