This week: More stories of transition and an opportunity to speak at our main event

This week:

• Apply now to take the stage and share your solutions
• Halfway Back introduces Jamel Workman
• He stole a $1 lemonade, smoked pot – then nearly had to die in prison
• Think you have what it takes to navigate life as a returning citizen?

Read it now: The Reentry Project Weekly: October 6, 2017

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Successful compassionate-release petitions are exceedingly rare and excruciatingly slow

He stole a $1 lemonade, smoked pot – then nearly had to die in prison

Twenty-four hours a day for 10 weeks, inmates in maroon uniforms with “D.O.C.” stamped on the backs held a death vigil over Frank Rodriguez. His colon cancer was terminal, but he refused to die – not behind the barbed wire and bars of Graterford Prison.