Justice Reinvestment in Massachusetts: Reducing Recidivism and Strengthening Public Safety
After using a Justice Reinvestment approach, Massachusetts passed legislation that focuses on incentivizing good behavior, diverting people from incarceration to treatment and programming, and strengthening community supervision, among other measures. State leaders expect to reduce recidivism and avert nearly $10 million in corrections costs by 2023. This publication presents a summary of the Justice Reinvestment process and legislation.
The Restitution Resource Center will help states improve the quality of their restitution systems by providing a central…Read More
The Restitution Resource Center will help states improve the quality of their restitution systems by providing a central source for best practices and successful innovations in the field as well as facilitating peer networks and information exchange.Read More
A conversation with U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Scott Stump explores the critical important of workforce development training for students in the juvenile justice system.Read More
Reentering the community can be a jarring experience. STRIVE, a San Diego-based organization, demonstrates how job readiness programs can have a life-changing impact.Read More
Pennsylvania's Justice Reinvestment legislation, signed into law in December 2019, is expected to save the state millions and improve countless lives. Here, we outline four key questions about the importance of significance of this moment.Read More