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This brief by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) provides information on the types of funding opportunities, strategi...
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In Reducing Recidivism: States Deliver Results, the National Reentry Resource Center (NRRC) highlights eight states that have achieved reductions in s...
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Each year, about 640,000 individuals are released from state and federal prisons and millions cycle through local jails. When reentry fails, the...
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This brief from The Pew Charitable Trusts discusses the 2011 Kentucky Public Safety and Offender Accountability Act, which includes a mandatory reentr...
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By Mai P. Tran, Program Associate Margaret Love, executive director and editor of the Collateral Consequences Reentry Resource Center.Individuals retu...
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By Liam JulianAround 65 million Americans of working age have criminal records. Finding a job isn’t easy for anyone, but it’s especially difficult for...
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MEMPHIS, TN—A group of influential local business leaders joined state and local policymakers in Memphis last month to discuss opportunities and chall...
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When Sidney Spruill, 39, returned to the community after an uninterrupted 15.5-year stint in an Indiana state prison, he knew he needed a support syst...
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By Mai P. TranDuring a ceremony on Rikers Island last month, William Torres told the crowded room, “I am a better man now than I was 12 years ago.”Tor...
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Connecticut Governor Dannel P. MalloyAs part of Governor Dannel Malloy’s Second Chance Society reentry initiative, Connecticut has opened a new reent...