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Prisoner Reentry Tool Kit (Part 1 of 4)

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I urge prisoners to print this article and share it with peers, staff, and anyone who may support their journeys as reentry leaders. Read More »

Iraq Strategy Should Also Fight Hunger

The UN World Food Programme feeds displaced Iraqis, But the UN food agency is running out of funds (WFP Iraq photo).

While a strategy for peace in Iraq is still being formed, we already know one ingredient. Food will help write the peace in Iraq. Read More »

Dear Tinny: A Prisoner’s Response to Letters from Other Prisoners

Anthony Tinsman

Prisoner re-entry comes in various forms, ideally long before prisoners actually release from prison. In a recent mail-call, examples of great re-entry strategies surfaced through the work of entrepreneurs ironing out routes to sustainable careers after release, while serving time. One is an author. The other is helping offenders resolve blemishes on their driving records. The Imprisoned Writer Reginald Amin ... Read More »

Book Review: ‘All We Have Is Today’ by Michelle Wulfestieg

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'All We Have Is Today' is a must-read and an absolute necessary addition to your library shelf, your heart and soul, and your personal growth. Read More »

Opening Job Opportunities For People With Criminal Records

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As the prison reform movement picks up with changes in federal sentencing guidelines, more ex-offenders will transition to their communities looking for a job. Ban-The-Box is the best grassroots model today. Read More »

Spirituality and Health: Deprescribing to be Healthy

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What better way to address the rise in prescription drug use than finding a practical alternative and looking through a higher, more spiritual lens at health? Read More »

Making Healthcare Sustainable and Healthy

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Recognizing that health is tied to the spiritual as well as the physical needs of the individual would go a long way toward decreasing healthcare costs, and more important, further promote lasting health for everyone. Read More »

Vino 2015: Walk Around Tasting Highlights, Cantine Lizzano

Vino 2015, Italian wines, Cantine Lizzano, Lizzano, Salento, Puglia

Italian pairings of food and wines are ancient, ineffable, and lasting unities. That is one reason why tourists love to go to Italy. Read More »

Syria’s Road to Peace Must End Hunger Too

Damascus, Syria: Fatema feeds her 18 month old daughter, Haneen. Fatema's family was displaced from their home in Douma in rural Damascus and now receive aid from the World Food Programme. More than 11 million Syrians have been displaced from their homes. (Credit: WFP/Abeer Etefa)

As Syria's tragic civil war enters its fifth year, we can't forget the silent enemy civilians face daily: hunger. We, the international community, must do everything possible to feed Syria's war victims. Read More »

Gratitude for any Season

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Grateful people experience higher levels of positive emotions such as joy, enthusiasm, love, happiness, and optimism – which in turn means less depression and stress. Read More »