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Statehouse News Bureau: Faith-Based Organizations Helping Ex-Prisoners

Tuesday, November 21, 2006 at 12:26 PM

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When an inmate is released from prison, there's a better chance than not that person will eventually wind up back behind bars. Among the challenges, many find it difficult to find work let alone a place to live. Now a new report says faith-based organizations are helping keep some of 28,000 inmates released from Ohio's prisons each year from coming back into the system. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.