This book is unique in that it is written in first person by a man who was incarcerated in one of Louisiana’s most notorious prisons for more than 40 years. Wilbert Rideau chronicles his early life, the capital crime for which he was convicted and imprisoned, his experiences with the Jim Crow judicial system, his…
Trafficked youth, immigration, refugees, the Middle East, and microfinance projects are previous focus areas that continue to attract our attention and energy.
Various organizations and materials have been instrumental in stimulating our thinking and encouraged our involvement.
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The Justness of Justice is our current area of focus. The state of our prison system is being examined. Ways to help both the prisoner and the victim are being explored.
New U.S. Supreme Court ruling helps puts back “justness in justice”
Forty-eight Colorado inmates serving life sentences for murders they committed as teenagers will get a new chance at freedom under a U.S. Supreme Court. .
In the News
A NPR Morning Edition segment that discusses the money-making business of for-profit private prison ventures.
November 18, 2015
May 7, 2015
Creator of all humankind You who know the journey of Sarah & Abraham The re-location of Leah, Rachel and Jacob. The flight of the early Anabaptists into caves, across borders into Prussia and Ukraine. Many of our ancestors crossed seas to Canada, United States, and then on to Mexico, Belize, Paraguay, Bolivia, Argentina and Brazil….
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