Building Second Chances: Tools for Local Reentry Coalitions
This toolkit is designed for local city, county, and community leaders who want to play an active role in improving reentry policy, practice, and outcomes. Within, you will find user-friendly references to seminal publications, research findings, and noteworthy examples of the foundational knowledge needed to design new reentry strategies and reinvigorate existing ones.
Introduction to Part 2
Part I of this toolkit led you through assessing whether your reentry strategy has the right foundations in place. In Part II, you will see how to put what you have learned into action to meet the specific needs of your community. For local reentry coalition leaders who already have a firm grasp on how the local reentry process operates, this Part is a good place to start.
Applying these tools will not necessarily be a linear process; many of them will come into play concurrently, so you might find yourself flipping back and forth among the sections in this part of the toolkit as your coalition embarks on its chosen set of reentry improvements.
Part II of this toolkit is organized into three sections: