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    Prop. 47 Can Turn 2016 into the ‘Year of Mercy’

    Feb 11, 2016

    Joey Williams

    Pope Francis has declared 2016 the “Year of Mercy,” and that could not be more true for hundreds of people across California who are being redeemed by Prop 47. I’m not Catholic, but I am a man of faith who subscribes to the Gospel teachings of liberty and freedom from oppression. I am also someone who benefited from the law.
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    Prop. 47 Can Turn 2016 into the ‘Year of Mercy’

    Feb 11, 2016

    Joey Williams

    Pope Francis has declared 2016 the “Year of Mercy,” and that could not be more true for hundreds of people across California who are being redeemed by Prop 47. I’m not Catholic, but I am a man of faith who subscribes to the Gospel teachings of liberty and freedom from oppression. I am also someone who benefited from the law.
    Continue to South Kern Sol
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    From 'Second Sentence' to 'Second Chance'

    Feb 11, 2016

    Jesse Ornelas

    After completing his sentence, Merced resident Ricky Hernandez — like thousands of others with felonies on their records — quickly learned that his sentence did not end the minute he walked out of a correctional facility.Being treated as a second class citizen became the norm.
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    From 'Second Sentence' to 'Second Chance'

    Feb 11, 2016

    Jesse Ornelas

    After completing his sentence, Merced resident Ricky Hernandez — like thousands of others with felonies on their records — quickly learned that his sentence did not end the minute he walked out of a correctional facility.Being treated as a second class citizen became the norm.
    Continue to We'Ced Youth Media