Tag Archives: Reentry

Redlining, Reentry, and the Nonprofit Game

The past twenty years I have worked in the nonprofit sector which, if it wasn’t a business entity, would provide a classic illustration of a misnomer, because many entities and people profit in this sector, some much more than others. … Continue reading

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Prison Stargate

A number of years ago I was on a panel. Jan Agostaro, a fellow poet, was also on this panel. We were doing a poetry reading of poems from prison when the subject of Reentry came up. Jan described the … Continue reading

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Reentry is an Odyssey

The Odyssey, the epic poem by Homer and the second oldest extant work of Western literature, is a reentry story. It is a story about returning, of trying to get home, of how hard it is to return, of how … Continue reading

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Reentry is like…

A number of years ago I was on a panel with a number of criminal justice experts and formerly incarcerated people (criminal justice experts in their own right), and a formerly incarcerated woman was describing reentry. She said, “Reentry is … Continue reading

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