HOPE Gets Nation's Attention

Publication: The Honolulu Advertiser

Author: Jim Dooley

07/25/2008 - Hawai'i's Project HOPE probation program received national attention yesterday, with a story in the Wall Street Journal and a presentation in Washington, D.C., to judicial, political and corrections officials from around the country by Hawai'i Circuit Judge Steven Alm, its creator.

Alm and Angela Hawken, a California professor who has been analyzing HOPE results since October 2007, spoke at a conference organized by the Pew Charitable Trusts.

"It was a very positive session with an interesting group of people at this conference from all sides of the political spectrum," Alm said by telephone yesterday.

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