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Commendation recognizes The Welcome Home Project for their efforts to enhance the quality of life of our community. - awarded by Alameda County Board of Supervisors

 Presented by the Board of Supervisors of Alameda County on the opening night of the photojournalism exhibit at Oakland City Hall on October 16, 2014. "We commend The Welcome Home Project for creating an opportunity for those reentering our community to tell their stories and provide positive role models to others reentering while challenging the negative stereotypes about the formerly incarcerated."

Commendation for the Welcome Home Project: Gives full recognition to The Welcome Home Project for their efforts to enhance the quality of life of our community. - awarded by Alameda County Board of Supervisors

 Presented by the Board of Supervisors of Alameda County on the opening night of the photojournalism exhibit at Oakland City Hall on October 16, 2014. "We commend The Welcome Home Project for creating an opportunity for those reentering our community to tell their stories and provide positive role models to others reentering while challenging the negative stereotypes about the formerly incarcerated."

Micky Duxbury's Blog

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posted 06/04/15
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posted 02/06/15
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Micky Duxbury's Work

Even though thousands of Oakland’s youth have had parents in prison or jails, there is no data on how many youth have been impacted.

An estimated 297,000 children have a parent in a CA state prison or county jail. One former inmate vividly recalls the trauma of her then 5-year-old daughter witnessing one of her many arrests as the girl grabbed the officer's pants and cried, "Please don’t take my mommy away."

Crime experts try to determine what does and doesn’t work in changing the behavior of the formerly incarcerated.