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Former Inmate Launches First Ever Newspaper Startup for Prisons

Updated: Dec 19, 2022

Tracy Brumfield, founder of Rise Up News (Rise), has proven that the underdog can win. Rise is a first-of-a-kind newspaper that is distributed in local jails. Rise seeks to reduce recidivism by providing local reentry resource listings to incarcerated individuals to help them prepare for life after release. Each issue includes content designed to inspire hope and to empower the readers with knowledge.

The issues contain important local resource information, relevant articles, coping techniques, and stories of hope, success, and empowerment.

To read more of this article by Cheryl Robinson for Forbes, click here.

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