This policy brief from the Sentencing Project describes key reforms from 2017 that were designed to reduce the scale of incarceration and lessen the impact of the collateral consequences of a felony conviction.
National Reentry Resource Center Publications
This policy brief provides state and local policymakers as well as education and juvenile justice leaders with information about how they can use requirements under the Every Student Succeeds Act to improve education and workforce outcomes for youth in long-term juvenile justice facilities.
Topics in the toolkit include assessing the size of the reentry population, engaging partners and encouraging collaboration, using data and working with research partners, and adjusting the program model based on data and research.
This report from the NYU Center on the Administration of Criminal Law provides concrete recommendations that prosecutors can implement in order to focus on reentry and target the risk of recidivism.
This four-volume report from the Academy for Justice at Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law covers dozens of topics within the areas of criminalization, policing, pretrial and trial processes, punishment, incarceration, and release.
This report, published by JustLeadershipUSA and the Center for Institutional and Social Change at Columbia Law School, documents the roles of formerly incarcerated leaders engaged in work related to reducing incarceration and rebuilding communities.
This online directory, a joint project of Tarrant Cares and the Tarrant County Reentry Coalition, was designed to help provide access to behavioral health and other community-based reentry resources in Tarrant County, Texas.
This DVD-based training program from the National Institute of Corrections and the Community Corrections Collaborative Network is designed to highlight effective community reintegration practices that promote behavior change and recidivism reduction.
This report from the Collateral Consequences Resource Center catalogues and analyzes the various provisions for relief from the collateral consequences of conviction that are now operating in each state.
The report explores how improving access to housing for vulnerable populations can reap increases in public safety and save taxpayer dollars, while acting as a base of stability from which jobs, education, and mental and physical health services can follow.