May 17 2018

The New York Times – Kale, Not Jail: Urban Farming Nonprofit Helps Ex-Cons Re-enter Society

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…Of the 35 formerly incarcerated workers hired by Planting Justice since 2009, only one is known to have returned to prison, Mr. Raders said. Employees must commit to staying sober and drug free. A few have gone into detox programs and rebounded, but two were let go because of poor job performance, he said…

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