Helen Stokes is a contributor to TalkPoverty.
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Tuesday, April 26, 2016
What I Told the Attorney General and the HUD Secretary About My Criminal Record
After four decades of mass incarceration and over-criminalization in the United States, as many as 1 in 3 Americans now have some type of criminal record, and nearly half of U.S. children now have a parent with a record. Today, as part of the Department of Justice’s inaugural National Reentry Week...