Day 1: Education and Employment
Reentry Week 2021 — April 26: Education and Employment
Panelists discuss their education and reentry initiatives—a college-run reentry program operating within an on-campus reentry center and a collaborative partnership between a state department of correction and regional Workforce Development Board.
MORE EDUCATION & EMPLOYMENT MATERIALS
Report After the Sentence, More Consequences: A National Report of Barriers to Work This report presents national and state-by-state overviews of the nearly 30,000 state and federal consequences of conviction that directly block people from being hired or create barriers to obtaining occupational licenses essential for certain jobs.
Toolkit Removing Structural Barriers to Employment: A Playbook for Every State The national playbook identifies best practice goals and strategies that states can implement to reduce the negative impacts of employment-related collateral consequences while the state playbooks show the progress that individual states have made toward meeting these goals.
Webinar: Expanding Access to Postsecondary Education in Prison In this webinar presenters discuss the law passed that reinstates Pell access for people in prison and highlight how postsecondary education in prison operates now and new considerations for corrections and higher education institutions in light of the new law.