CORRECTION - WGU Labs Partners With Nucleos To Pilot Degree Programs For Incarcerated Learners
February 10, 2023 16:01 ET | Western Governors University
SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 10, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- This release has been edited to clarify program delivery by WGU, not Nucleos; to clarify that a pilot is being explored, rather than initiated; and...
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Nonprofit Persevere's Prison Reform Initiative is Highlighted by E.W. Scripps' Local Television Stations
September 29, 2021 11:15 ET | Persevere
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Persevere, a nonprofit that offers coding classes for justice-impacted individuals and places them in tech jobs, is the focus of a 22-minute...
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A Streamlined Criminal Justice Reform Plan Is What Illinois Needs
May 20, 2019 15:39 ET | Wolfe & Stec LTD
Chicago, Illinois, May 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With the announcement of the Justice, Equity and Opportunity Initiative, Illinois is poised to make dramatic changes that help the lives of many...
The Buckeye Institute's criminal justice reform work wins Atlas Network's 2018 North America Liberty Award
November 15, 2018 14:00 ET | Atlas Network
WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Columbus, Ohio-based Buckeye Institute has been selected as this year’s winner of Atlas Network’s prestigious North America Liberty Award for its...
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The Path of LGBTQ Criminal Justice Reform is Being Charted by Illinois
November 06, 2018 09:08 ET | Wolfe & Stec LTD
Woodridge, Illinois, Nov. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As federal and state lawmakers around the U.S. continue to mull over solutions to a host of problems plaguing the criminal justice system,...
The Buckeye Institute Named Finalist For Atlas Network’s 2018 Templeton Freedom Award For Criminal Justice Reform Accomplishments
October 18, 2018 09:00 ET | Atlas Network
WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Too often, lives are defined by a single mistake. The Buckeye Institute endeavored to change this and fix a broken criminal justice system. This small...
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Wolfe & Stec, LTD: It's Time for Illinois to Rethink Harsh Punishments for Young Offenders
August 13, 2018 11:24 ET | Wolfe & Stec LTD
Chicago, Illinois, Aug. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- At least 167 inmates in Illinois are currently serving life sentences for crimes committed as juveniles. This is one of the many unfortunate...
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Three Named to Prison Fellowship’s Board of Directors
May 02, 2018 09:00 ET | Prison Fellowship
Lansdowne, VA, May 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Prison Fellowship, the nation’s largest Christian nonprofit serving prisoners, former prisoners, and their families, has named three new individuals...
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Senate Resolution Names April 2018 as Second Chance Month
April 27, 2018 09:00 ET | Prison Fellowship
Washington, D.C., April 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. Senate has passed a resolution declaring April 2018 “Second Chance Month,” continuing Prison Fellowship’s national effort to reduce...
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Prison Fellowship Response to Delay of Prison Reform and Redemption Act Vote
April 25, 2018 14:35 ET | Prison Fellowship
Washington, D.C., April 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Prison Fellowship, the nation’s largest outreach to prisoners, former prisoners and their families—and a leading advocate for criminal justice...