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THREAD: "Nothing stops a bullet like a job"

Currently a smear is circulating: @kamalaharris is out of touch because she said this during the @BenedictEDU #CriminalJusticeForum

Actually, this reference shows how IN TOUCH she is, and how little people know about reform. 1/
If you follow reentry/rehabilitation programs, this phrase will sound familiar to you.

"Nothing stops a bullet like a job" is a quote from @HomeboyInd 's founder Father Greg Boyle.

Homeboy is a pioneer: the country's largest rehabilitation center / intervention program 2/
Here's a news clip discussing the program.

At :30 secs you'll hear: "nothing stops a bullet like a job".

In 1992 when @HomeboyInd started Father Boyle's community had the highest concentration of gang violence in the US. 3/

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