Jewelry Kiosk at New Jersey's Liberty Airport Gives Reintegrating Women a Fair Chance
Date:  12-28-2016

Partnership provides returning women with education, housing, job training, drug treatment, and dignity
The following article was originally posted in The San Francisco Chronicle:

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Shoppers perusing the jewelry at a pop-up store in Newark Liberty International Airport's Terminal B can talk to a sales clerk who also made the baubles, but they might be surprised to learn the employee is wearing a different kind of bracelet — the kind that goes around your ankle and tracks your every move.

The store is part of a program for women recently released from jail or currently in the criminal justice system. They get job skills, some income and, perhaps most important, self-confidence.

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