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[WATCH] Reentry: What Does it Mean to You?

April 1, 2019

Learn how the National Reentry Resource Center can help weave the numerous threads of successful reentry together to promote safety, collaboration, and second chances. Follow us on social media with the hashtag #ReentryMatters.

Face to Face: Connecting Policymakers to People Involved with the Correctional System

April 30, 2019

This collection of stories from the National Reentry Resource Center highlights participation in Face to Face by a number of governors and features the voices of those who stand to benefit from criminal justice policy that is developed with personal experiences in mind.

NRRC Director: Second Chance Month is Over, But a New Era of Work Must Begin

April 30, 2019

As April comes to a close, so does Second Chance Month, a time designated to focus attention on the millions of people returning from prison or jail each year. Ensuring their reentry back into communities is safe and successful matters to everyone. So it’s heartening to reflect on the momentum that now exists, and begin defining the future of reentry.

Funding and Training Opportunities

Visit the Funding and Training Opportunities page to see a list of open solicitations, including those for Second Chance Act (SCA) and Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP) grants. SCA funding supports state, local, and tribal governments and nonprofit organizations in their work to reduce recidivism and improve outcomes for people returning from state and federal prisons, local jails, and juvenile facilities. JMHCP funding helps states, local government, and tribal organizations improve their responses to people with mental disorders who are involved with the criminal justice system.

Berkeley Study Shines Light on the Pressures of Being a Corrections Officer

January 31, 2019

It’s widely known that jails and prisons can be violent and stressful places to work. But the well-being of corrections officers has rarely been the subject of formal study.

Clean Slate Clearinghouse

The National Reentry Resource Center recently launched the new Clean Slate Clearinghouse, an online resource that provides information, including interactive maps, on juvenile and adult record clearance in all states and U.S. territories.

Publications

Face to Face: Connecting Policymakers to People Involved with the Correctional System

April 30, 2019

This collection of stories from the National Reentry Resource Center highlights participation in Face to Face by a number of governors and features the voices of those who stand to benefit from criminal justice policy that is developed with personal experiences in mind.

Prosecutors and Frequent Utilizers: How Can Prosecutors Better Address the Needs of People Who Frequently Interact with the Criminal Justice and Other Social Systems?

April 12, 2019

This publication from the Institute for Innovation in Prosecution outlines how prosecutors can better serve the needs of those who frequently interact with the criminal justice and other social systems by implementing collaborative and community-centered solutions.

Promoting Reentry Success through Increased Access to Social Security Benefits

April 12, 2019

This publication examines how jails across the United States are implementing the Supplemental Security Income and Social Security Disability Insurance Outreach, Access, and Recovery (SOAR) model, which is designed to help people who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness and have a serious mental illness with access to Social Security Administration disability benefits.

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Webinars

Responding to the 2019 Second Chance Act Innovations in Supervision Initiative Solicitation

May 14, 2019

During this webinar, representatives from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and the National Reentry Resource Center will describe the FY2019 Second Chance Act Innovations in Supervision Initiative (ISI) grant program and application process.

Responding to the 2019 Second Chance Act Innovative Reentry Initiatives Solicitation: Building System Capacity and Testing Strategies to Reduce Recidivism

May 14, 2019

During this webinar, representatives from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and the National Reentry Resource Center describe the FY2019 Innovative Reentry Initiative (IRI) grant program, the application process, and tips for a strong application.

Responding to the 2019 Second Chance Act Community-Based Adult Reentry Grant Program Solicitation

April 30, 2019

In this webinar, officials from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance and the National Reentry Resource Center review the Second Chance Act Comprehensive Community-Based Adult Reentry grant program and its application process.

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