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For the Record: Candid Conversations about Criminal Record Clearance—Episode 3, Bettie Kirkland

Episode 3 Bettie Kirkland, the executive director of Project Return in Nashville, joins For the Record to discuss her organization’s work connecting hundreds of people who have criminal records to employment each year and reflects on what it means to ensure they have a chance at success. Kirkland, center, on-site at Project Return About For The Record …

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For the Record: Candid Conversations about Criminal Record Clearance—Episode 2, Esta Bigler

Episode 2 Esta Bigler, the director of the Cornell University Industrial and Labor Relations School’s Labor and Employment Law program, joins For the Record to discuss her work regarding record clearance as a lawyer, which has ranged from creating educational programming to working on a groundbreaking U.S. Supreme Court case. About For The Record Around 70 …

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For the Record: A Podcast Featuring Candid Conversations about Criminal Record Clearance—Episode 1

Episode 1 Khalil Cumberbatch, an associate vice president at the Fortune Society, joins the podcast to discuss his experiences living with a criminal record and receiving a gubernatorial pardon as well as his current efforts as a criminal justice reform advocate and his vision for the future of criminal record clearance. #metaslider_84249_filmstrip.flexslider .slides li {margin-right: …

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Learning Communities Conversations: Research and Evaluation

In this session, CSG Justice Center staff and Dr. Faye Taxman of George Mason University’s Center for Advancing Correctional Education describe how the interface process measures discussed in Process Measures at the Interface Between the Justice System and Behavioral Health: Advancing Practice and Outcomes are collected in practice. Stream the conversation here, or click the arrow to …

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Learning Community Conversation 1: Process Measures at the Interface of the Justice and Behavioral Health Systems

In this discussion CSG Justice Center Staff and Dr. Faye Taxman of George Mason University’s Center for Advancing Correctional Education describe the shared principles and process measures that can help coordinate service delivery across the justice and behavioral health systems. The interface process measures are detailed in Process Measures at the Interface Between the Justice System and Behavioral …

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Podcast: Alternatives to Prison for People with Mental Illness

WITF By Rich Copeland Nearly two million people with serious mental illnesses are incarcerated in America every year.  About a quarter of Pennsylvania’s prisoners suffer from mental illness.  The chief of medical operations for the Philadelphia Department of Prisons describes the state’s county jail system as “the largest psychiatric hospital in the state of Pennsylvania.” …

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