I thought I was free when I walked out of prison over 20 years ago. But I quickly learned there’s a second prison manned not by armed guards, but by social stigma and legal restrictions. [...]
The Memory Lingers On: How Unacknowledged Trauma for African Americans Helps Fuel America’s Prison System
As America explores what 400 years of African presence on this soil has meant, I’ve had the opportunity to base my reflections on a reverse journey of sorts earlier this year. But it was no [...]
by Jerry Blassingame, as published in The Root When President Donald Trump signed the recent First Step Act into law, many people considered it to be the most important criminal justice reform [...]
Let’s start by defining these two words: Mass incarceration is a term used by historians and sociologists to describe the substantial increase in the number of incarcerated people in the United [...]
Soteria Community Development Corporation (CDC) is pleased to announce the new Returning Citizens Housing Initiative, a comprehensive re-entry Housing Initiative facilitated by the Soteria CDC [...]
South Carolina Senate Bill 900 is forcing lawmakers to take a closer look at expungement standards. Read the Full Article Here.