New York Times on re-entry bill
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March 27, 2007
Editorial
A Smoother Re-entry
With corrections costs going through the roof, states and localities are beginning to figure out the long-term costs of just shoving inmates out the door when their sentences are finished. To prevent people from ending up right back inside, states will need to embrace re-entry programs that provide ex-offenders with training, [...]



Austin American Statesman Op-Ed
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OTHER TAKES
Harrell: Putting prisoners first
Will Harrell, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, TEXAS ACLU
Saturday, March 17, 2007
A recent proposal by Sen. John Whitmire, a Democrat, and Rep. Jerry Madden, a Republican, to stop our state?s gross overspending and reliance on prisons should lead to finding and funding innovative alternatives to incarceration. Such a proposal is long overdue, considering that [...]



Austin Chronicle
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MARCH 16, 2007: SCREENS
SXSW Film
Daily reviews and interviews
BY DIANA WELCH
Hard Road Home
D: Macky Alston
If only our broken parole system would take a couple of pointers from this movie, shot over eight months in East Harlem. Alston follows 21-year-old Griffik, out of jail just a week, to the offices of Exodus Transitional Community, where his case [...]



Thank you Austin! HARD ROAD HOME debuts at SXSW!
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Thanks to everyone in Austin who came together to make the HRH World Premiere such a success! We’re so honored and happy that this film has been able to touch so many hearts and begun to make a positive difference in people’s lives. Just one example that delighted us – we received this letter [...]



Rooftop Films blog – sxsw review
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Hard Road Home
Macky Alston and Andrea Meller’s powerful documentary Hard Road Home exposes one of the most difficult and tragic issues facing the United States vast and growing prison population: what to do when you get out. You have become used to a static and structured life, where meals, clothes and shelter are provided for [...]



Dallas Morning News podcast & interview
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Austin 360 blog
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Out at SXSW Blog No. 7
By Michael Barnes | Monday, March 12, 2007, 06:30 PM
Movies: The rolling thunderstorm last night cut short some late-night after-partying. But tonight, the lines should be long and lively. (Looks like it’s too late for me to catch the much-discussed comedy “Knocked Up.”
If you were wondering which SXSW movies our [...]



Julio Medina on Air America
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HOMECOMING launch at SXSW
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HARD ROAD HOME and
Launch of HOMECOMING Outreach Campaign to Faith Communities
at SXSW Festival MARCH 2007
The HOMECOMING Campaign
At the SXSW World Premiere of HARD ROAD HOME on Saturday March 10th, Auburn Media will launch a two-year, nationwide HOMECOMING campaign to American faith communities to enlist them in the struggle to help hundreds of thousands of [...]



One More Chance
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