“The Reentry and Employment Project was developed to provide policymakers and practitioners with the resources and tools to improve reentry and employment outcomes for individuals with criminal histories. Policymakers across the political spectrum agree that for people released from prison or jail, employment can be the gateway to successful reentry. However, the barriers that millions of adults with criminal records face as they seek to enter the U.S. workforce are extensive and well documented. The Reentry and Employment Project was designed to help the corrections, reentry, and workforce development fields work together to address those barriers.” This website provides access to: “Developing an Integrated Reentry and Employment Strategy”; “Addressing Barriers to Employment for Individuals with Criminal Records”; “Integrated Reentry and Employment Strategies: Reducing Recidivism and Promoting Job Readiness”; and “Project Background and Acknowledgments”.
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The Reentry and Employment Project
U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) (Washington, DC)