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Working Out: The Benefits of a Transitional Jobs Program for Ex-Offenders

A prisoner reentry program just might be the holy grail of job creation. If only politicians cared.

Protesters and Pepper Spray

Police action is quieting the public square.

Pushing Open the Doors: Immigration Reform After the Disaster In Haiti

How one expert helped change U.S. migration policy---and why he wants barriers to drop even further.

Postdisaster Housing Policy: Lessons from Katrina

How can we best support low-income survivors after natural disasters?

Crime and the Courts: The Future of Criminal Justice In the City

A leading legal advocate argues that strong courts are not only behind public safety, but public health and trust as well.

Most Unequal, More Separate: How Income Segregation Skyrocketed In U.S. Cities

A pair of researchers explain why our cities have been pulled apart and how we can mend them back together.

Spacing Out: Geographic Boundary Setting by Drug Treatment Courts

Should drug treatment courts subscribe to that age-old adage "out of sight, out of mind"?

Educating for Equality

A scholarship program for Kenyan girls has benefits for that go far beyond the classroom.

Missing the Middle

The nation's neighborhoods increasingly segregate by income.

Our Huddled Masses: New Frontiers In Refugee Resettlement

With new waves of refugees coming to our shores, Bob Montgomery, a nationally recognized leader in his field, details the policy and political challenges ahead.

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