U.S. Department of Justice

Reconnecting Justice: Pathways to Effective Reentry though Education and Training

Publication year: 2016

Library ID

  • 032777

Other Information

  • 2016
  • 180 minutes
Thumbnail preview Research "shows that access to correctional education can significantly reduce recidivism … Providing these opportunities is cost-effective for states and has significant community and economic benefits. For individuals and families, coupling education and employment with reduced collateral and systemic barriers leads to economic self-sufficiency and improved life outcomes. CLASP’s forum examines promising policy options as well as lessons from state and federal initiatives." In addition to the forum video, agenda, and speaker biographies, this webpage provides access to the report "From Incarceration to Reentry: A Look at Trends, Gaps, and Opportunities in Correctional Education and Training" by Wayne Taliaferro, Duy Pham, and Anna Cielinski.