The Rehabilitative Impact Of Social Enterprises

Part 4 in a blog series exploring a community-based response to our criminality crisis

Successful Reintegration Requires Community Support

Part 3 in a blog series exploring a community-based response to our criminality crisis

What Will Become of Peterborough Dialogues?

Awakening to healing and becoming whole In community

Understanding Systemic Contributors to Crime and Recidivism

Part 2 in a blog series exploring a community-based response to our criminality crisis

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The Rehabilitative Impact Of Social Enterprises

Part 4 in a blog series exploring a community-based response to our criminality crisis

It is generally recognized that employment (and appropriate training/education) are crucial components in the successful reintegration following a jail sentence. As outlined in the Huffington Post blog to which I previously referred. “Those who return from prison and get jobs are far more likely to keep from going back to prison…
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Successful Reintegration Requires Community Support

Part 3 in a blog series exploring a community-based response to our criminality crisis

“A stage in a sequence of events at which the trend of all future events, especially for better or for worse, is determined; turning point” — the definition of crisis that we looked at in the first post. A doubling of the cost in crime in 16 years, mounting research which documents the detrimental cost on children of witnessing a violent crime or of being brought up in a home with an incarcerated parent and our alarming rates of recidivism.
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Why Hosting Is Harder than Leading

We have become so remarkably accustomed to a form of leadership that comes from the top. Why? Well, because it is easier for everybody. It is easier for the leader because they can indulge in their narcissism. And, well, we want them to. You see, if they are shaping things according to their filters and persona then we can move in a direction that is embodied by the leader. It is easy to grasp.
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