90,000 US citizens with criminal records set to have voting rights restored as New Jersey approves l

90,000 US citizens with criminal records set to have voting rights restored as New Jersey approves l

 A measure that would restore the right to vote to nearly 90,000 American citizens in New Jersey could soon become law, after the state approved the measure in a party-line vote  The bill, which Democrats managed to pass, is the latest effort across the United States to ensure that former felons are able to vote …

New way to help ex-inmates re-enter society & stay out of prison | Louise Wasilewski | TEDxPeachtree

Translator: Araminta Dutta Reviewer: Peter van de Ven You’ve heard about mass incarceration, how the war on drugs and mandatory minimums has contributed to the US incarcerating five-hundred percent as many people as the rest of the world. Today, we’re going to look at a related issue; what happens when all those people are released …