This report from the Vera Institute of Justice contains recommendations on how community health providers and police can work together to promote access to health services for marginalized populations with criminal justice system.
This toolkit from the Local and Regional Government Alliance on Race and Equity is designed to integrate the consideration on racial equity into polices, practices, and budget decisions.
This web resource from REDF features 8 different social enterprises in Chicago, Detroit, and Denver that have at least two things in common: they craft high quality products and employ individuals who are considered hard-to-employ, including individuals with criminal records.
This infographics series detail three critical challenges faced by states to improve outcomes for youth, identify the key questions that policymakers should ask, and offer strategies for protecting public safety and using resources more efficiently.
This is an updated public housing arrests guide from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Written for Public Housing Agencies (PHAs), it outlines that arrest records may not be the basis for denying admission, terminating assistance or evicting tenants; and reiterates that HUD does not require PHAs and owners to adopt “One Strike” policies.
This resource guide from the Government Alliance on Race and Equity provides information on how jurisdictions can employ comprehensive strategies to normalize conversations about race, operationalize new policies and organizational cultures, and organize to achieve racial equity.
This guidance from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention provides an overview of issues concerning girls in the juvenile justice system, a well as information on how states, tribes, and local communities can improve their responses to girls and young women who are in, or at-risk of entering the system.
This factsheet, produced by the CSG Justice Center’s National Reentry Resource Center in partnership with the National Employment Law Project, is designed to educate policymakers about fair-chance hiring policies, including the consideration of criminal records in hiring decisions.
The Harlem Parole Reentry Court, which provides support services to people returning to parole supervision in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City, has reduced recidivism and improved employment and school-enrollment rates among its participants, according to a study conducted by the Center for Court Innovation.
This report from the Brennan Center for Justice proposes federal legislation that would reverse the impact of harsh, punitive policies that led to mass incarceration.