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The Color of a Collar: Jeffrey Abramowitz’s Road to Reentry

Prisonist.org: Faith & Dignity for the Days AheadBlogs, Guest Blogs & News Over a Quarter-Million Views and Growing! The Color of a Collar:  Jeffrey Abramowitz’s  Road to Reentry  Jeffrey, a former Philadelphia lawyer,  is dedicating his life to helping other  returning citizens successfully  re-enter society. He is a member of our  White-Collar Support Group that meets  online…

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What’s the Use of Regret?

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” transparent_background=”off” allow_player_pause=”off” inner_shadow=”off” parallax=”off” parallax_method=”off” custom_padding=”0px|||” padding_mobile=”off” make_fullwidth=”off” use_custom_width=”off” width_unit=”on” make_equal=”off” use_custom_gutter=”off”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Gordon Marino, The New York Times — Cover art: Leigh Wells — Originally Published in THE STONE, Nov. 12, 2016 — Some thinkers have portrayed regret as a humanizing emotion. The 20th-century…

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Press Release: Blue Oyster Cult and Alice Cooper Band Members to Play Benefit Concert for Family ReEntry on April 13th at FTC Warehouse, Fairfield

Prisonist.org: Faith & Dignity for the Days AheadBlogs, Guest Blogs & News Over a Quarter-Million Views and Growing! Press Release: Blue Oyster Cult and  Alice Cooper Band Members to Play  Benefit Concert for Family ReEntry  on April 13th at FTC Warehouse, Fairfield  For Immediate Release: Media Contact: Greg Walsh Walsh Public Relations 305 Knowlton Street Bridgeport, CT…

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The PTSD I Couldn’t See

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Child Of An Incarcerated Parent

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” transparent_background=”off” allow_player_pause=”off” inner_shadow=”off” parallax=”off” parallax_method=”off” custom_padding=”0px|||” padding_mobile=”off” make_fullwidth=”off” use_custom_width=”off” width_unit=”on” make_equal=”off” use_custom_gutter=”off”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] by Melissa Tanis —   Reprinted from Prisonist.org, Jan. 22, 2015 —     We asked Melissa to write a guest blog for prisonist.org after she contacted us looking for a job. …

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Interview: WICC 600 AM, Bridgeport CT

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section” transparent_background=”off” allow_player_pause=”off” inner_shadow=”off” parallax=”off” parallax_method=”off” custom_padding=”0px|||” padding_mobile=”off” make_fullwidth=”off” use_custom_width=”off” width_unit=”on” make_equal=”off” use_custom_gutter=”off”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] We discussed the state of criminal justice in Connecticut with host JJ Kennedy. [/et_pb_text][et_pb_audio admin_label=”Audio” audio=”https://prisonist.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/WICC_Feb_22_2017_4p.mp3″ title=”Interview: WICC 600 AM, Bridgeport CT, Original Air Date: Feb. 22, 2017″ background_layout=”dark” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] [/et_pb_audio][et_pb_text…

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Why Prisoners and Ex-Felons Should Retain the Right to Vote

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Family ReEntry’s Testimony on Criminal Justice Before the Connecticut State Legislature Appropriations Committee

Prisonist.org: Faith & Dignity for the Days AheadBlogs, Guest Blogs & News Family ReEntry’s Testimony on  Criminal Justice Before the  Connecticut State Legislature  Appropriations Committee   Public Hearing: Weds., Feb. 22, 2017, 6:30 pm _____________ H.B. No. 7027 AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE BUDGET FOR THE BIENNIUM ENDING JUNE THIRTIETH 2019, AND MAKING APPROPRIATIONS THEREFOR. Good afternoon,…

Family ReEntry's Testimony on Criminal Justice Before the Connecticut State Legislature Appropriations Committee

Prisonist.org: Faith & Dignity for the Days AheadBlogs, Guest Blogs & News Family ReEntry’s Testimony on  Criminal Justice Before the  Connecticut State Legislature  Appropriations Committee   Public Hearing: Weds., Feb. 22, 2017, 6:30 pm _____________ H.B. No. 7027 AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE BUDGET FOR THE BIENNIUM ENDING JUNE THIRTIETH 2019, AND MAKING APPROPRIATIONS THEREFOR. Good afternoon,…

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Inside the Heart of a White-Collar Criminal, by Will U. Lystn – Guest Blogger

Prisonist.org: Faith & Dignity for the Days AheadBlogs, Guest Blogs & News Inside the Heart of a  White-Collar Criminal by, Will U. Lystn – Guest Blogger The author writes about the gratitude  he feels on his third anniversary  home from prison.  He is a member of our  confidential online Tuesday evening  White-Collar/Nonviolent Support Group _____________ Today…