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Young Voices from Prison: Invest in Us So We Don’t End Up Here!

Alvin clears off his space in the kitchen and brings over the makings of a big salad. His hair is neatly combed back, he’s wearing his uniform and, after taking a quick look out the window at the sparkling blue waters below, he gets to work. But Alvin, age 28, is not working in a restaurant...

Expanding Opportunities for Young People: A Mother’s Perspective

I recently watched my son Franklin graduate from law school—surely a moment to be treasured by his parents. As I sat back in the auditorium to savor the moment, I thought about the opportunities that were now open to him to pursue in his life, and how fortunate he was to have those choices. I...