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Reconsidering school choice and the benefits of principled pluralism for the common good

What this cautionary tale of separate and unequal education ought to teach us is that without careful forethought and attention, parents and schools can knowingly (or unknowingly) foment education inequities. However, when carefully crafted public policy includes a call for a pluralistic education system that is grounded in the diversity found within the American public, and also importantly, in freedom of conscience, school choice policies can provide better education options for every child.

Carving out a compassionate space within corrections

This article is one in a series examining the unique challenges that emerging adults – those ages 18 to 25 – face when they come into contact with the justice system. We hope this series illuminates the different angles of this issue and expands our public vision of how to seek justice for individuals and communities in this critical period of life.

Hope After Sentence: How Expungement Offers Emerging Adults a Real Second Chance

Expungement, or the destruction of criminal records, is a critical measure in restoring young adults to society at the end of a criminal sentence. Why is this process so rare, and what can we do in response?

Congress Must Save the Child Tax Credit: What You Need to Know and Why You Should Care

Congress faces a crossroads: uphold family-supportive legislation through extending the Child Tax Credit, or discontinue it, passing the Tax Cuts for Working Families Act as is.

Healing in Community: Incarceration Alternatives for Emerging Adults

Matthew McCullers writes, “As a community, we are called to push each other towards Kingdom realities, which hinge upon justice — justice that seeks to bring healing to not only those who have been incarcerated, but to their families, victim(s) and communities.”

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