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Gellman on Supporting Formerly Incarcerated People: New York Times

The New York Times published a letter by Associate Professor Mneesha Gellman, director of the Emerson Prison Initiative, about reforms necessary to improve the lives and wellbeing of those incarcerated or formerly incarcerated.

Gellman was writing in response to a Times article about a Brooklyn suit maker that provides custom clothing to formerly incarcerated people who have been exonerated. While helping people look and feel good is a worthy goal, Gellman writes, there are a number of system reforms and initiatives that we should be enacting in order to meaningfully help those formerly incarcerated, whether or not they are exonerated.

Read the letter (scroll down).

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