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Tyler

Tyler

Domestic violence is a difficult topic. It batters people in so many ways. We mostly focus on the victims, rarely the perpetrators....

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Rome

The majority of men who come through Turning Leaf are older. We see men in their thirties, forties, and even fifties. They’ve been on the...

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Marvin

Life on the streets doesn’t always make sense. In that way, it’s the same as the straight life. You find good people in bad situations who...

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Chip

By any measure, Chip is a Turning Leaf success story. Since graduating in 2017, he’s stayed clean. Regained custody of his daughters....

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In The Media

Starting Anew (Charleston Mag)

Getting out of prison isn’t easy. There’s parole and probation to navigate, child custody issues, securing housing, finding a job, and avoiding the temptation to fall back into criminal habits. That’s what drew Turning Leaf Project founder Amy Barch to reentry work—despite her...

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