Join the Campaign to Restore Pell Grant Eligibility for Incarcerated Individuals
June 30, 2010 - 3:07pm


When the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 eliminated the eligibility of persons incarcerated in federal or state prisons to receive Federal Pell Grant awards, it dismantled one of the most effective and cost-beneficial correctional policies in the United States.

New York Times Editorial Board: Congress Should Give Ex-Offenders the Right to Vote
March 23, 2010 - 11:04am

Ex-Offenders and the Vote

Millions of ex-offenders who have been released from prison are denied the right to vote. That undercuts efforts to reintegrate former prisoners into mainstream society. And it goes against one of democracy’s most fundamental principles: that governments should rule with the consent of the governed.

When Numbers Lie: Prisoners of the Census in New York
February 2, 2010 - 12:08pm

Michelle Chen

Originally posted on RaceWire

Since Right to Vote in 2006, Over 6,000 Formerly Disenfranchised Rhode Islanders Have Registered to Vote.
January 6, 2010 - 4:42pm

R.I. Change on Voting Rights for Ex-Convicts Wins Praise
By John Hill, Projo

July 30: PROVIDENCE — On Election Night in 2006, Marc Maurer was interested in the results from Kansas because he had a sister-in-law running for office out there, but the returns he checked every 10 minutes were out of Rhode Island.

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