Mentors for D.C. Ex-Cons The 1990s brought record-high numbers of prison inmates in the United States. Now, many of them are reaching their release dates and re-entering society. Worried about that transition, federal authorities have been turning to religious leaders for help. NPR's Libby Lewis reports on how that partnership works in the nation's capital.
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Mentors for D.C. Ex-Cons

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The 1990s brought record-high numbers of prison inmates in the United States. Now, many of them are reaching their release dates and re-entering society. Worried about that transition, federal authorities have been turning to religious leaders for help. NPR's Libby Lewis reports on how that partnership works in the nation's capital.