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THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

Senior Allaire Tetrault writes about the benefits of the Housing First initiative in Ithaca and how it can help the transition of formerly incarcerated individuals back into the community.

Commentary: Community support is essential for the formerly incarcerated

By Allaire Tetrault January 23, 2020
A system that forces formerly incarcerated people to rely on the endless patience and resources of their family members is a system built to fail.
Center, participant Louis Gershon and Civic Ensembles Sarah Chalmers rehearse for the companys upcoming production as part of the Civic Ensembles ReEntry Theatre Program. Gershon wrote one of the plays for the show, Bahrain Blues.

Former inmates create plays through Civic Ensemble program

By Celisa Calacal, Life & Culture Editor March 23, 2016
Civic Ensemble's ReEntry Theatre Program gives those who were recently incarcerated the opportunity to create their own plays.
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