Sister Pact: Finding Strength After Conviction

Letizia Mariotti
Philadelphia Weekly | August 11, 2011
With just charm, drive, nickels and dimes, reformed ex-on Michelle Simmons has mustered up a program that is accomplishing what the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections—with its bloated budget of $1.8 billion—states as its No. 1 goal: reduce the recidivism rate of ex-offenders. 

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