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Ramona Brant was sentenced to life in prison for a non-violent drug offense. When she was released twenty-one years later, she dedicated her final years to family and fixing a broken system. Shortly before Brant died unexpectedly in February, she discussed her story to advocate for social justice, for Charlotte to provide safe homes and good jobs for all its citizens.
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38177
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The golden years, traditionally a time to engage in activities like traveling, is increasingly being defined by today’s elderly by volunteering in nonprofit agencies like ourBRIDGE. Through this volunteer opportunity, a bridge has been built between two gaps. One is elderly needing to make the most of their golden years and children of immigrants and refugees needing afterschool and summer programs. The second is the senior citizen population at Aldersgate, a retirement community in east Charlotte and the nearby immigrant population.