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How financial barriers stifle formerly incarcerated people

PHILADELPHIA — In the second year of J. Jondhi Harrell’s 20-year sentence, he began to contemplate what would alter a person’s life for good. Financial literacy, employment, mentorship and community support were essential, he recalled thinking.  “If you can’t feed yourself, if you can’t manage your money, you can’t build a solid foundation for the […]