Jan 13, 2023 | By Emily Montgomery
With reentry support like SNAP benefits, Rubin builds a “solid foundation”
Rubin moved to Albany, NY, from Brooklyn with his mother in 1985. He says he loves the seasons of upstate New York and he is grateful to be close to other family members, such as nieces and nephews he has watched grow up. "It's a beautiful feeling," he said. "I ...
Sep 14, 2022 | By Spectrum News 1
Capital Region career fair helps formerly incarcerated individuals get on track
The Capital Region ReEntry Resource and Empowerment Fair isn’t a typical career fair. It's a fair and second chance for those in the criminal justice system.
Jul 08, 2021 | By Yamirca Vazquez on Gotham Gazette
Opinion: Key Fixes for New York’s Broken Parole System Await the Governor’s Signature
It wasn’t the eight months of military-style, intense shock incarceration that finally broke me; it was my parole officer. After my incarceration at Lakeview Shock Incarceration Correctional Facility for non-violent offenders in Brocton, New York, I quickly realized I was living in constant fear of reincarceration. My parole officer had ...