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- Fellows gathered for a tour of the Milwaukee Secure Detention Facility where they learned about public health challenges in the corrections system, especially those related to inmates re-entering society.
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- The group then visited the Community Advocates Public Policy Institute to discuss the organization's Community Justice Project with Marilyn Walczak. The goal of this project is to address many of the public health challenges within the criminal justice system. The project aims to increase the presence of community-based programs as an alternative to incarceration and re-incarceration.