Jobs for Life helping those harmed by too-punitive justice system

As a leader for Jobs for Life, a faith-based community group in Raleigh, I get a front-row seat to the devastating realities and consequences of our punitive criminal justice system. This system has created a growing underclass of people trapped in poverty, due in large measure to the incarceration of people of color on a staggering scale. Breaking this cycle of marginalization requires solutions that restore relationships rather than perpetuating poverty and dependency that make rehabilitation almost impossible.

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