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February 5, 2014

Tripp Jones MAPFS piece

New Profit Managing Director Tripp Jones has written a piece about the promise of the new Massachusetts Juvenile Justice Pay for Success Initiative, published on the Global Business Hub at Boston.com - "Public-private partnerships show new way to pay for success."

"Recidivism is such a rusty gear in the poverty cycle that few entities have had the will, the resources, and the fortitude to confront it, particularly in an era of tight public budgets. Young ex-offenders simply disappear into the margins of society, where they find few opportunities and lots of negative temptation. Fortunately, a small movement is afoot to address this issue, and Massachusetts is leading the way."

Click here to read the full piece at Boston.com.

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