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Integrated Reentry and Employment

Reentry and Employment White Paper, Pilot Site Opportunity

This webinar provides policymakers and practitioners in the criminal justice, corrections, and workforce development fields with an overview of the recently published white paper, Integrated Reentry and Employment Strategies: Reducing Recidivism and Promoting Job Readiness.

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Virginia Cares Gives Employers Incentive to Hire Ex-offenders

Looking Forward gives employers a key incentive to hire ex-offenders, free labor. The $75,000 grant pays for the first 240 hours of work for the business owner who can then choose whether to hire the ex-offender as an employee.

Los Angeles to Reduce Arrest Rate in Schools

After years of arresting students for on-campus fights and damaging school property, Los Angeles school officials are adopting new policies to reduce the number of students who are disciplined in the juvenile court system.

Electronic Monitoring Changes for Sex Offenders Wearing Them

Sex offenders accounted for 80 percent of all electronically monitored criminals in Iowa in 2013, the Iowa Department of Corrections’ 2013 annual report stated. Monitoring systems, which are tracking devices attached to the offender, vary in strictness.

Costs Reaching Billions for Treating Aging Prison Population

Providing health care to an aging prison population is a large and growing cost for states. Not only do inmates develop debilitating conditions at a younger age than people who are not incarcerated, but caring for them in the harsh environment of prisons is far more expensive than it is on the outside.