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"Jesus Saved an Ex-Con"Political Activism and Redemption after Incarceration$
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Edward Orozco Flores

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9781479884148

Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: May 2019

DOI: 10.18574/nyu/9781479884148.001.0001

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The Incorporation of Faith-Based Organizations into Criminal Justice Reform

The Incorporation of Faith-Based Organizations into Criminal Justice Reform

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(p.27) 1 The Incorporation of Faith-Based Organizations into Criminal Justice Reform
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"Jesus Saved an Ex-Con"
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Jennifer Elena Cossyleon

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NYU Press
DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479884148.003.0017

This chapter draws from a social movements perspective to examine how 1990s-era probation privatization contests reshaped the penal field in ways that led CBOs and FBOs to become more deeply incorporated in criminal justice reform efforts. As neoliberal think tanks aggressively promoted transferring probation activities to for-profit firms, the American Probation and Parole Association (APPA)—a CSG-related organization representing probation officers—fended off such threats by building public-private partnerships with CBOs and FBOs. The CSG and APPA still sought to preserve the influence of elite civic organizations in criminal justice reform. However, once seated at the table of criminal justice reform, faith leaders participated in both pastoral and insurgent displays of prophetic redemption. The efforts of CRS/FORCE and LA Voice/the Homeboys LOC trace their origins to these evolving contests over criminal justice reform.

Keywords:   probation, privatization, partnerships, interpellation, faith-based organizations

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