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Education is the key to changing the lives of formerly incarcerated people
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Inside the Classroom Where San Quentin Inmates Learn to Code read article...

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Record Sealing April 8, 2017 Boulder, Colorado Public Defender Office 2555 55th Street, Suite D-200 Find out if you’re eligible for sealing of criminal records, expungement of juvenile records, sex offender deregistration, or an order of collateral relief. Bring any paperwork.
Email: MaureenCain@aol.com with questions.

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Fine Dining Restaurant Gives Former Inmates a Second Chance: 'They Opened Their Arms and Accepted Me'
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Denver man uses mobile shop to remove gang tattoos Jesus Bujanda retrofitted an old ambulance with all the tools he needed for a mobile tattoo removal unit read article.....
Marcus Weaver, who’s on the board of advisors for remerg.com, was on Fox News this morning promoting his book Chosen to ForgiveRick Roberts and Marcus co-authored the book and have a book launch party Friday, January 27th, at the Denver Press Club. We’re so proud of their success!

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Remerg.com users may be interested in reading President Obama’s January 5, 2017, article in the Harvard Law Review titled “The President’s Role in Advancing Criminal Justice Reform.”

President Obama notes: “We simply cannot afford to spend $80 billion annually on incarceration, to write off the seventy million Americans — that’s almost one in three adults — with some form of criminal record, to release 600,000 inmates each year without a better program to reintegrate them into society, or to ignore the humanity of 2.2 million men and women currently in U.S. jails and prisons and over 11 million men and women moving in and out of U.S. jails every year.” THIS IS WHY REMERG.COM LAUNCHED.We want to help. To read the full article,

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If you want to go to college, check out College in the Education section in remerg.com. The Gateway Program at Red Rocks Community College is just one of the places listed in the Helpful Programs section.

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BUILDING A PRISON-TO-SCHOOL PIPELINE

Formerly incarcerated undergrads started a group on campus to offer mentoring, support, and advocacy to other onetime inmates. ByLarissa MacFarquhar Read article.......
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Out of Prison, Uncovered
Medicaid for ex-prisoners saves money and lives, but millions are released without it.

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A Race to Deliver Criminal Justice Reform in Obama's Final Days
by DONNA OWENS

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For The Wrongfully Convicted, Time Runs Short To Get Tax Relief Harmed by the system once, these former inmates face harm again by never knowing what they’re owed. Read article.......
A Nashville lawyer hopes to wipe clean some arrest records for 128,000 Tennesseans. The lawyer, Daniel Horwitz, who has worked on multiple cases regarding incarceration and re-entry, has filed a class-action motion in county court to have the case files destroyed for hundreds of thousands of arrests and charges that never resulted in a conviction.

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To learn more about record sealing in Colorado, see the Colorado Legal Services video

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Clearing Your Record A primer on the complicated road to expungement.

By  CHRISTIE THOMPSON