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Heat crisis in Florida prisons: Lawmakers urged to add air conditioning

Florida lawmakers are being asked to use the winter months to swiftly install air conditioning in prison housing units before the return of scorching summer temperatures.

The Benefits of Posting Bail

Working with bail bond services can help them avoid these issues and post bail quickly.

Some Incarcerated People to Become College Grads at Miami Dade College

Eighteen incarcerated students will become college graduates Tuesday at Everglades Correctional Institution in South Florida.

Youths of Color 50% More Likely to Face Juvenile Incarceration

According to a new report called "Too Many Closed Doors" from the Sentencing Project, about five times more than the annual point-in-time counts reveal.

Will DeSantis Veto FL Juvenile-Expungement Bill?

When it comes to second chances, a bill related to expunging juvenile arrest records is back before the governor for a second chance at becoming law.

Backlash for Florida Rule Change on Receiving Mail in Prison

The Florida Department of Corrections now bans people in prison from receiving traditional mail

C- Murder Hunger Strike Protest COVID 19 Louisiana Prison Deaths and Neglect of Terminally Ill

Corey Miller has begun a hunger strike in hopes of bringing awareness to the injustice and medical neglect that he and other inmates face

More Students in Prison to Get ‘Second Chance’ Pell Grants

Congress has made it easier for people behind bars to receive financial help for their schooling.

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Tribal advocates keep up legal pressure for fair political maps

a national project on map fairness for Indigenous populations continues to fight for changes, with North Dakota at the center of the movement.
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Florida Wildlife Corridor study reveals role in climate resilience, population growth

a new study sheds light on the pivotal role of Florida's Wildlife Corridor in mitigating the effects of climate change coupled with a surge of new residents.

Get ahead of Tax Day: IRS introduces free tax-filing program

Florida residents can now file their simple income-tax forms for free and save time through the Internal Revenue Service's Direct File pilot program.

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Florida Wildlife Corridor study reveals role in climate resilience, population growth

a new study sheds light on the pivotal role of Florida's Wildlife Corridor in mitigating the effects of climate change coupled with a surge of new residents.

The National Learning Institute: A Guide to Lifelong Education

In this guide, we delve into the mission, programs, and impact of the National Learning Institute, exploring how it empowers learners to thrive in an ever-evolving world.