Tag: probation

  • Probation-for-Profit-v2-FEAT

    “These are folks that in many cases couldn’t pay like a two hundred dollar fine or ticket. They’re put on probation. They have to pay interest on what they owe, and they have to pay that company for the privilege of being supervised by them,” says Caroline Issacs, Arizona program director of the American Friends Service Committee. “It’s like a payday loan they end up paying ten times over, and these are people that are poor to begin with.” More

    August 29, 2014 | Comments

  • thumb01-prisonerreentry

    “Faith-based organizations, as a matter of public policy, have been designated first-responder by default. But they’re being asked to do it with no resources,” according to Rev. Eugene Williams. More

    February 18, 2011 | Comments