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News from past 90 days

How I ‘Jump-Started’ My Life After Prison

Tyrone Walker, JPI Intern and Georgetown Pivot Fellow, writes on the importance of second chances for Second Chance Month. 

Maryland keeps a model prisoner locked up 15 years too long

Cites JPI's "The Ungers: 5 Years and Counting" report.

Maryland’s prison population drops to 1980s levels, continuing a multiyear decline

Cites Ryan King, JPI's Director of Research and Policy. 

Juvenile justice: Initiative encourages courts to find detention alternatives

Cites JPI's the Dangers of Detention report.

Newport police chief seeks support for resource officer in new school

Cites JPI's Executive Director Marc Schindler.

Watch Wide Angle Youth Media’s video on the Unger Group

Discussing the release of the new short film "The Ungers: A Matter of Time."

14 advocacy groups urge Baltimore Mayor Pugh to end marijuana arrests

JPI was part of a coalition of advocacy groups that sent a letter to the Baltimore Mayor.

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