Dead broke, not deadbeat: Baltimore rethinks welfare policy

by Alia Malek

Christopher and Melinda were participants in a program, which the state of Maryland will be expanding this month, designed to strengthen families. Photo courtesy CFUF

BALTIMORE — When Darnell met his sister’s friend Charlotte after his release from prison in 1997, he was sure God had sent her. While locked up, he’d often prayed for divine help.

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