Creating Systemwide Change to Promote Recidivism-Reduction and Employment Readiness
The Integrated Reentry and Employment Strategies (IRES) framework synthesizes innovative strategies with the goal of reducing recidivism while increasing job readiness for people returning to communities after incarceration. This fact sheet provides an overview of the project and discusses a recently released report on the three-year pilot project that tested the framework in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, and Palm Beach County, Florida, as well as other key learnings and insights for jurisdictions looking to improve their systems.
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