Reentry Matters: Strategies and Successes of Second Chance Act Grantees Across the United States

The program snapshots in this publication illustrate the positive impact these reentry initiatives can have by focusing on areas vital to successful reintegration back into the community, including employment, education, mentoring, and substance abuse and mental health treatment. Also highlighted are programs that address the needs of a particular population, such as women, youth and their families, and tribal communities. Representing a wide range of populations served, these programs also demonstrate the diversity of approaches that can address recidivism and increase public safety.

November 2013 | The Council of State Governments Justice Center
Second Chance Act: Reauthorization Briefing
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