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Cover Story - June 18, 2010

Innovative parolee program faces uncertain future

Re-entry program that David Lewis helped create is closing June 30 due to funding woes

by Sue Dremann

Vicente Moreno could have turned back to the streets when he finished his prison term, but a program that slain East Palo Alto community leader David Lewis helped create saved him, he said.

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— Sue Dremann Drop Quotes: 'When I got out of prison I had nothing.' —Vicente Moreno, client, East Palo Alto Parolee Reentry Program 'Now I know my self-worth.' —Gustavo Pulido, client, East Palo Alto Parolee Reentry Program 'A lot of inmates really do come out with their head on right.' —Corey Bell, client, East Palo Alto Parolee Reentry Program

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