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Staying Sober: Getting Back Into the Real World and Your Workplace

7/26/2021Vanessa Holwell
When you re in rehab for addiction, you re surrounded by people that support your recovery, and there are no temptations around. But you can t stay in rehab forever; eventually you must go back to work and get out into the real world where temptations lie. The thought induces anxiety, but it s a ...

70 Million Resources and GTL Partner to Bring Job Board and More Inside Correctional Facilities through the Use of Tablets

5/17/2021Adrienne Hatter
In partnership with 70 Million Resources, GTL tablets will now offer more resources focused on second chancesMay 17th, 2021GTL, a trusted partner that connects those affected by incarceration with the resources and support necessary to achieve success, today announced a new partnership with 70 Mi...

Looking for a job with a criminal record? You are not alone.

5/14/2021Adrienne Hatter
Looking for a job with a criminal record? You are not alone.If you've been looking for a job online, you know there are a lot of great job boards out there.But what are the differences between them, and how can you be sure to pick the right one? Most job boards, like the very popular Indeed or Mo...

"Where We Stand" Jan. 12, 2021

1/12/2021Katie Powers
Every day, the Commissary Club community engages in important conversations about the issues that matter most to us. Each week, we ll highlight our community members voices as they respond to issues surrounding criminal justice, prison reform, reentry, and more, across the internet.Insurrection a...

"Where We Stand," Jan.5 2020

1/05/2021Katie Powers
Every day, the Commissary Club community engages in important conversations about the issues that matter most to us. Each week, we ll highlight our community members voices as they respond to issues surrounding criminal justice, prison reform, reentry, and more, across the internet.Georgia Senate...

A New Year's Wish

12/29/2020Richard Bronson
I d like to share a New Year s story with you that (spoiler alert) has a happy ending.Thirty years ago, I worked at a brokerage firm, Stratton Oakmont, that was prominently featured in Martin Scorsese s film, Wolf of Wall Street. I became friendly with one of my fellow co-partners, a guy named Ir...

"Where We Stand," Dec. 24, 2020

12/24/2020Katie Powers
Every day, the Commissary Club community engages in important conversations about the issues that matter most to us. Each week, we ll highlight our community members voices as they respond to issues surrounding criminal justice, prison reform, reentry, and more, across the internet.COVID-19 Vacci...

"Where We Stand," Dec. 22, 2020

12/22/2020Katie Powers
Every day, the Commissary Club community engages in important conversations about the issues that matter most to us. Each week, we ll highlight our community members voices as they respond to issues surrounding criminal justice, prison reform, reentry, and more, across the internet.#RestorePellAf...

“Where We Stand,” Dec. 17, 2020

12/17/2020Katie Powers
Every day, the Commissary Club community engages in important conversations about the issues that matter most to us. Each week, we ll highlight our community members voices as they respond to issues surrounding criminal justice, prison reform, reentry, and more, across the internet.#ReleasesNotTr...

“Where We Stand,” Dec. 15th, 2020

12/15/2020Katie Powers
Every day, the Commissary Club community engages in important conversations about the issues that matter most to us. Each week, we ll highlight our community members voices as they respond to issues surrounding criminal justice, prison reform, reentry, and more, across the internet.#LetMIPeopleGo...