The Financial Community Has a Role to Play in Improving the Economic Mobility of Returning Citizens

Written by,
Ronald Kelly
Posted
9/28/2021
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Incarceration marks people with a label that makes it difficult to reestablish stability in mainstream society. Long after the end of prison sentences, when returning citizens – individuals re-entering society after incarceration or with a criminal record – are supposed to be finished paying their debt to society and reenter normal civilian life, they experience structural barriers that impede their ability to reintegrate into society. It also breaks up families and deteriorates communities, diminishing opportunities for achieving equity, inclusion, and economic mobility for generations of people, most often low-income individuals and people of color....

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