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Thu November 28, 2013
Women to Graduate from Prison Diversion Program
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A third group of women will graduate from a prison diversion program next week.
The women are part of the ReMerge of Oklahoma County program. The four-phase program offers an alternative for pregnant women and mothers facing incarceration from non-violent felony convictions.
The commissioner of the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services will be at the ceremony. It's scheduled for Dec. 5 at Chesapeake Energy Corp.