Category Archive: Elizabeth Renter

Sep 23

Education for Life After Incarceration

Education for Life After Incarceration by Elizabeth Renter 9/29/2015 When you’re released from prison, there are many challenges. Finding a job is at the top of that list. With employment inextricably tied to recidivism, placing formerly-incarcerated in viable positions is something that doesn’t only benefit those getting out of prison, but entire communities. Still, it’s …

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Jul 12

Tragedy In U.S. Jail System

Kalief Browder: Tragedy In U.S. Jail System by Elizabeth Renter – 7/12/2015 If you haven’t heard of Kalief Browder, it’s time you do. Arrested at age 16 for allegedly stealing a backpack, a crime he insisted he was innocent of, Browder was held without trial at New York’s infamous Rikers Island for some three years. …

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