Tuesday, February 17, 2009

The Next Gen? Green Homeboys + DNA a Snitch?

The Wall Street Journal has a great piece today on Homeboy Industries, begun by a Jesuit priest to help ready paroled gang members for a new life. They're going green! Great story of possibilities and hope.

Staying on the incarceration topic, Salon has a piece on genetic testing, Your DNA is a Snitch. The piece discusses the problems that can accompany the offering your DNA for scientific purposes. Well worth the read. Who knew!