Rebuilding re-entry is improving outcomes for women and men with arrest and conviction records in the Washington, D.C. – Baltimore Metropolitan region. Today we are working on finding and cleaning data, and then visualizing and mapping it.
Regina LThere was a previous rebuilding re-entry hackathon, and there will be another hackathon in October. Today, we'll fill in some of the missing data for DC to prepare for October.
food desert - parts of the country vapid of fresh fruit, vegetables, and other healthful whole foods, usually found in impoverished areas. This is largely due to a lack of grocery stores, farmers' markets, and healthy food providers.
"ban the box" - law that prohibits District employers from making inquiries into an applicant’s arrests, criminal convictions, or accusations during the initial phases of the hiring process. Became effective December 17, 2014.