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Convictions bar Wisconsinites from many jobs, making re-entry ‘a real struggle’

By Sonya Chechik and Kirien Sprecher Wisconsin Watch After graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Janie Ocejo put her social work education and bilingual, bicultural background to work by supporting Madison’s Hispanic folks through positions at various community organizations. But a series of bad decisions landed Ocejo in prison. While there, she expected to find […]