The fourth and final presentation to Oregon’s Behavioral Health Justice Reinvestment Steering Committee provides an overview of the project’s Medicaid and State Hospital analysis results from a criminal justice and health data match.
This report examines the links between mass incarceration and health equity by pairing data with examples of successful approaches, showing how mass incarceration negatively impacts health and well-being and suggesting solutions for reducing both incarceration and crime rates.
The second presentation to the New Mexico Justice Reinvestment Working Group summarizes findings and policy options related to reducing crime and supporting victims of crime, community supervision, and reincarceration rates.
This brief examines strategies that states are using to communicate the promise of Career Technical Education (CTE) and gain buy-in from state agencies, communities, and stakeholders to promote equity in CTE.
This report describes how lifting the current ban on awarding Pell Grants to incarcerated people would benefit workers, employers, and states.
The third presentation to Oregon’s Behavioral Health Justice Reinvestment Steering Committee helped guide discussion about building upon the project framework to improve individual and system outcomes for people cycling through Oregon’s criminal justice and health systems.
This report compiles data on each state’s various systems of correctional control to help advocates and policymakers prioritize targets for reform.
The first presentation to the New Mexico Justice Reinvestment Working Group summarizes findings related to crime and victimization, behavioral health challenges that pertain to people in New Mexico’s criminal justice system, and probation policies and practices in the state.
After using a Justice Reinvestment approach, Rhode Island passed legislation that will modernize probation and parole policies and practices, create more opportunities for community-based treatment for people with substance addictions and mental illnesses, and expand benefits for victims of crime, among other measures. This publication presents a summary of the Justice Reinvestment process and legislation.
This overview outlines several criminal justice challenges in New Mexico, including high crime rates and overdose death rates, a growing prison population, and an increase in the reincarceration rate, and provides a summary of the stages of the Justice Reinvestment process.