Congress Votes to Lift Ban on Pell Grants for People in Prison

Posted by on Dec 22, 2020 in Featured, Other Issues, Prison Abuse |

Great news! You have seen me say many times:  The BEST way to reduce crime is to educate inmates. All studies prove it! Excerpts from the Article: Ed today to lift a 26-year-old ban on Pell Grants for people in prison. The restoration of access to Pell Grants means that incarcerated people can once again apply for federal Pell Grants in order to pay for college courses. Access to education is transformative, and today’s bipartisan vote will...

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There are grants available for felons who are looking to start a small business.

Posted by on Dec 5, 2020 in Featured, Other Issues |

Our friend Lynn, from MeWe, sent me this article. We need many more grants like these. ALL STUDIES SHOW THAT EDUCATING INMATES IS THE BEST WAY TO REDUCE CRIME! Excerpts from the Article: Finding a job after incarceration has long been a challenge. Having a felony on your record carries a huge stigma when you are seeking employment. According to the Brookings Institution, close to half of ex-prisoners have no reported earnings in the initial...

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Program aims to offer inmates college courses with tuition assistance

Posted by on Nov 20, 2020 in Featured, Other Issues |

All studies show that the best and most efficient way to reduce crime is to EDUCATE inmates. Excerpts from the Article: Delaware announced a new partnership aimed at providing college-level instruction to inmates Thursday. The collaboration between the Department of Correction, the Department of Education and Delaware Technical Community College takes advantage of the Second Chance Pell Experiment, a federal initiative that lets incarcerated...

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Formerly incarcerated lawyer wins state legislature race – “Good on Her!” – KRA

Posted by on Nov 8, 2020 in Featured, Other Issues |

Facing all the obstacles to reentry, she made it! Look at what the idiots of the State Bar Association said; that is one reason I RESIGNED from the Bar … so I can call such people assholes!  🙂  READ “He was disbarred” – Bullshit. I RESIGNED! – KRA     Tarra Simmons, an attorney who in 2017 faced bar admissions challenges due to a felony record, was elected on Tuesday to the Washington state legislature....

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New Hampshire gets federal grant to help released inmates

Posted by on Oct 6, 2020 in Featured, Other Issues |

$600,000 can go a long way to helping those who need it, INCLUDING the innocent who have been imprisoned! Many folks do not realize that we have tens of thousands of innocent people in jails and prisons in America. Excerpts from the Article:  New Hampshire will receive more than $600,000 from the Department of Justice to help former adults and juvenile inmates transition back into their communities.U.S. Attorney Scott Murray announced the...

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