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Integrated Reentry & Employment Strategies: Pilot Project Process Evaluation Report

October 18, 2019

The IRES Pilot Project Process Evaluation Report details the findings of comprehensive analysis of two pilot sites–Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, and Palm Beach County, Florida–seeking to integrate the efforts of their corrections and workforce development systems.

[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.

Connecticut and Sonoma County, California Kick off Data-Driven Effort to Overhaul Juvenile Justice Systems

June 11, 2019

The endeavors are part of an effort to answer the call of state and local jurisdictions struggling to ensure that resources are being efficiently used to help young people who interact with the juvenile justice system succeed.

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.

Publications

Integrated Reentry & Employment Strategies: Pilot Project Process Evaluation Report

October 18, 2019

The IRES Pilot Project Process Evaluation Report details the findings of comprehensive analysis of two pilot sites–Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, and Palm Beach County, Florida–seeking to integrate the efforts of their corrections and workforce development systems.

Fees, Fines and Fairness: How Monetary Charges Drive Inequity in New York City’s Criminal Justice System

September 10, 2019

This report offers a comprehensive review of the money that the criminal justice system takes from people accused or convicted of crimes that can add up to thousands of dollars over the course of a prison term.

Reimagining Employer Engagement: A Toolkit for Providers

September 3, 2019

The toolkit provides workforce professionals with information and tools to expand their work and demonstrate the value their services bring to employers.

Higher Education Programs in Prison: What We Know Now and What We Should Focus On Going Forward

September 1, 2019

This publication summarizes research on the effectiveness of educational programs in helping to reduce recidivism, key lessons learned in providing college programs to incarcerated adults, and remaining issues that need to be addressed, including how to ensure long-term funding of in-prison college programs and the need for an outcomes evaluation to learn from the Experimental Initiative.

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Webinars

On Track: How Well Are States Preparing Youth in the Juvenile Justice System for Employment?

September 25, 2019

In this webinar staff, from the CSG Justice Center and representatives from the U.S. Department of Education discuss opportunities for states and jurisdictions to improve employment outcomes for this population, and best practice examples from other jurisdictions around the country.

The Behavioral Health Needs Framework and Collaborative Comprehensive Case Plans

September 4, 2019

This webinar highlights two jurisdictions—the State of Oklahoma and Douglas County, Nebraska—and explains how they used Collaborative Comprehensive Case Plans to enhance their case planning processes and promote recovery, successful diversion from the criminal justice system to treatment, or reentry to the community among their participants.

Improving Job Readiness and Retention for Higher Risk Populations

August 28, 2019

During this webinar, participants learn about the integration of social learning and/or cognitive behavioral approaches, as well as other-risk reduction strategies, in employment program models.

Facts and Myths: Health Care Employment Opportunities for People with Criminal Records

June 18, 2019

Health care is one of the fastest-growing employment sectors in the country, with the demand for qualified workers greatly exceeding supply in many areas. But people who have criminal records are often unable to enter or advance within this relatively high-paying sector due to a complex web of legal barriers that make jobs and licenses difficult or impossible to obtain. This webinar separates the myths from the facts about these barriers in order to develop a better understanding of the true scope and impact of employment-related collateral consequences in the health care sector.

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