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Posted on March 4, 2009 | No CommentsThe New York Times has a "must read" profile of a program, called the NYC Justice Corps, that helps young people break the cycle of crime and incarceration. NYC Justice Corp. stands out compared to other job-training programs because it trains participants for jobs in a field that is likely to expand--what becoming known as "green collar" jobs.
Posted on February 16, 2009 | 7 CommentsI met my cousin, Jarrett, at his funeral.Just a week out of jail, he’d taken his 4-month-old baby girl hostage, shot and killed her grandmother and wounded two others. After a six-hour standoff, Jarrett turned the shotgun on himself. I watched the whole thing—cops in visible bullet-proof vests, neighbors on their lawns, the black body bag—on the six o’ clock news.
Posted on November 1, 2008 | 3 CommentsWe're about 72 hours from election day and here's an article by the New York Times on the presidential candidates' stance on crime. This article follows the article we published earlier in the week that reported that the candidates' stance has not been clearly articulated and discussed during the campaign. The Times article takes a look at John McCain's and Barack Obama's history on the crime and why, 20 years after the "Willie Horton" ads, it has not been discussed much: