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MassLive
Date: 9/1/19

Cassandra Olivencia was scared the first time she walked in the door.

Years of using heroin and crack had worn down on her. Olivencia was ready to stay sober this time.

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WCVB.com
Date: 4/2/19

WORCESTER, Mass. —It's just past noon in Worcester, and a familiar scene is about to play out. A young woman, her clothes dirty, walks Main Street for hours, glancing at passing cars, until one pulls over.

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Justice Center
Date: 7/27/17

Staff at the CSG Justice Center talked to three reentry programs with promising training practices about their experiences developing and delivering training to volunteer mentors.

Training mentors to support the reentry population is not an exact science. For many reentry programs that offer mentoring services, the training of mentors is an ever-evolving process that can unfold in challenging and unexpected ways.

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Telegram.com
Date: 11/3/17

MILLBURY - Driving into the parking lot behind the nondescript industrial building at 50 Howe Ave., one would think that, aside from the two security guards, this could just as easily be a trip to the post office or hardware store.

Adults of all ages, dressed for work and going about their business one morning last week, stood politely in line just inside the door, waiting their turn.

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The Roanoke Times
Date: 7/18/17

Robert Brown was on his way to see his heroin dealer. He was withdrawing and in a hurry. Not paying attention, he made an illegal turn. Blue lights flashed on behind him.