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COVID-19 creates additional challenges for those leaving incarceration in NC

By Elizabeth Thompson When Jeff Walker came out of incarceration, all he had were the clothes on his back. He was directionless, stigmatized. He didn’t have support. He didn’t have anything.  That was five years ago.  People leaving jails and prisons and reentering society during the COVID-19 pandemic faced the same stigma, the same lack […]