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Alice in Political Land: Facts and Fantasy

Peggy Wireman,Ph.D.

Alice in Political Land: Facts and Fantasy – Keep Them Out of Jail

The Director of a faith-based prisoner re-entry program explains how her program works.

Most people in prison eventually return to the community, but some 60% end up back in jail. The Madison Urban Ministry operates a program that reduces that rate to 10%. Learn how they do it and consider whether your church or organization could operate a similar program.

For more information see the Madison Urban Ministry website, www.emum.org, International Community Corrections Association: www.iccaweb.org, National Institute on Corrections: www.nicic.gov, Bureau of Justice Statistics: www.bjs.gov