This interactive map from the Legal Action Center provides state-by-state profiles on the health system and health care coverage options available in each state and in the District of Columbia.
This report from the Brennan Center for Justice discusses the causes and drivers of racial disparity in U.S. jails, and provides recommendations on how to reduce this disparity.
This report from the U.S. Department of Education provides results from a study evaluating the department’s Reentry Education Model, an evidence-based approach that aims to bridge the gap between prison and community-based education and training programs.
The Justice Research and Statistics Association and the National Criminal Justice Association have launched an online resource that contains toolkits on evidence-based practices.
This publication from the Brennan Center for Justice discusses court-imposed legal fees incurred by a substantial number of individuals who become involved with the criminal justice system, and the impact of such fees
This report from the Vera Institute of Justice shows how the cost of operating jails is even higher than perceived. The report emphasizes the importance of capturing all costs associated with operating a local correctional facility, including those that may not be reflected in the jail budget.
This toolkit from Californians for Safety and Justice describes how counties can benefit from developing criminal justice solutions focused on women. It is designed to provide sheriffs’ departments, probation departments, practitioners, and other leaders with a blueprint for addressing the needs of women under local supervision
This toolkit from the Heartland Alliance includes resources that offer a number of strategies for designing, implementing, and improving employment services for “opportunity youth”—defined as youth who are not working or in school—who have the greatest barriers to employment.
This brief from the Heartland Alliance highlights six principles for effectively serving “opportunity youth”—youth who are not working or in school—who would benefit from gaining work experience, but need help overcoming barriers to employment and accessing the labor market.
This report from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention highlights the results of a multistate study on the ability of juvenile drug courts to reduce recidivism and improve youth’s social functioning.