Ball Bearings


Released from Limbo: Returning citizens reflect on their life after prison

According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, approximately 95% of State prisoners will be released at some point. Despite this, there is a lack of programs to help returning citizens, or people who were previously incarcerated, and it’s a reason the recidivism rate in the United States is so high. 

The Faces Behind Gray Divorce: Divorce rates among long-term marriages are increasing

A study by the Department of Sociology at Bowling Green State University reports that 36% of United States adults getting divorced in 2019 are 50 or older. In 1990, only 8.7% of divorces in the U.S. occurred among adults aged 50 or older. Researchers theorize that this massive increase is due to changing views across generations, the financial stability of women, and incompatibility.