Building Second Chances: Tools for Local Reentry Coalitions

PARTS 1 & 2

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.

Icon of person with arrow path around all inside a circleReducing Recidivism

After completing your reentry map in Section 1, in this section of the toolkit you will zero in on recidivism reduction. This section provides practical guidance for local reentry coalitions on how to understand and establish measures of recidivism, identify opportunities and align reentry strategies with practices that reduce recidivism, and track your ongoing impact.

This section covers: