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Thoughts on Finding Common Ground and Advancing the Common Good

Cory Booker

We knew it was critical to help ex-offenders, because without opportunity men and women go back to prison at alarming rates, while with help—often just in finding a job—they were far more likely to stay out of trouble. We had little money to run these programs, but we got creative, and I sought private donations and foundation grants for them. Seeking grants for city initiatives, in fact, would become an increasingly large part of my efforts as mayor.

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