Michigan Bar Journal article: Too many prisoners: Undoing the legacy of getting too tough
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Michigan Bar Journal article: Too many prisoners: Undoing the legacy of getting too tough

Michigan Bar Journal article presents strategies to safely reduce Michigan’s prison population Barbara Levine, the founder of CAPPS, is a featured author in the Michigan Bar Journal September 2017 issue. Levine’s article, Too many prisoners: Undoing the legacy of getting too tough, outlines policies the legislature could adopt to safely reduce Michigan’s prison population. The article examines the […]

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Join us! CAPPS Nov. 2, 2017, Annual Membership Meeting and dinner
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Join us! CAPPS Nov. 2, 2017, Annual Membership Meeting and dinner

Everyone is welcome! Tickets for the Annual Membership Meeting and dinner are available! Registration is easy and simple! Click HERE! Last year’s event attracted over 200 people – a wonderful mix of advocates, lawmakers, business leaders, formerly incarcerated people, crime survivors, faith-based groups, families of the incarcerated, lobbyists, MDOC representatives, the media, and others. There was […]

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A request for access, sustainability, and trauma services
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A request for access, sustainability, and trauma services

The August 29 C.A.R.E.S. Task Force hearing was in Auburn Hills at the Oakland Community Health Network (OCHN). OCHN professionals, Oakland County Law enforcement, local leaders, and public health representatives from the private and public sector offered solutions for improved mental health services. National and local crime survivor advocates shared personal stories and urged enactment […]

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Southwest Michigan calls for improved mental health services
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Southwest Michigan calls for improved mental health services

On August 17 the C.A.R.E.S. Task Force hosted a meeting at the Hope Network office in Grand Rapids. Hope Network is an organization providing services that improve the independence of vulnerable populations. Rep. Kesto (R – District 39) opened the hearing by saying that he is seeking “insightful and cutting edge policy recommendations that makes […]

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