National Reentry Resource Center

NRRC program logoThe National Reentry Resource Center provides education, training, and technical assistance to states, tribes, territories, local governments, service providers, non-profit organizations, and corrections institutions working on prisoner reentry.

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Announcements

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Juvenile Justice Resource Hub Gets Evidence-Based Practices Section

The Juvenile Justice Resource Hub, developed by the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange and the National Juvenile Justice Network, has added a new resource section addressing key issues and reform trends related to evidence-based practices, which includes model policies, recent research, and links to key resources and experts.

Webinars

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.

Publications

Recent Headlines

Editorial: Second Chance Act Deserves Support

A 6-year-old criminal justice initiative shown to save taxpayers money and help felons become law-abiding citizens is back before Congress for reauthorization.

Wyoming Adult Drug Court Leading Way

Wyoming County is one of the first counties to institute an adult drug court program due to the efforts of McGraw, according to officials.

Social Impact Bonds are Going Mainstream

Now, Congress is considering the bipartisan Social Impact Bond Act, legislation that will enable the U.S. federal government to allocate $300 million to SIBs. A House Committee on Ways and Means hearing discussing the merits of social impact bonds led by the two co-sponsors of the bill, Rep. Todd Young (R-IN) and Rep. John Delaney (D-MD), was held last week.

Editorial: Give Second Chance Act Another Chance

South Carolina has made big strides in reducing recidivism among prison inmates, and some of the credit is due the state’s use of training funds under the Second Chance Act.

Juvenile-Justice Reforms Show Results, Officials Say

Sweeping changes in how misbehaving youths are treated have reduced the number of teens requiring lock-up, saved taxpayers money and show signs of helping produce productive adults, according to officials.