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  • AboutWe are a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing support, counseling, and comprehensive assistance to individuals and families affected by the criminal justice system across the Maryland region. As a long-term support system for our clients, we promote sincere rehabilitation and create a safer society for everyone. Since our establishment in 2019, we have successfully reduced recidivism rates and helped individuals transform their lives, becoming productive members of society. READ MORE
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Daily Thought
Rabbi Alexandri said, “Master of the Universe! It’s obvious to You that we want to do what You want done. So what is holding us back? The yeast in the dough!” (Talmud, Berachot 17a) What is so terrible about chametz, that once a year, for the Festival of Freedom, we must search, burn and destroy any trace of it in our possession? Because yeast makes a little dough into a big loaf of hot air. And that pretty much describes the fundamental gameplay of all that imprisons you. It's like the yeast that takes your healthy need to earn an honest living and blows it up into a desperate need for recognition and yet more recognition. Or like the...
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