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Replication Validation of the Employment Retention Inventory: An Assessment Tool of the National Institute of Corrections

This report summarizes findings from the Urban Institute’s replication validation of the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) Employment Retention Inventory (ERI).

Transition from Jail to Community (TJC) Initiative Phase 2 Site Reports

The TJC model includes the components necessary to facilitate successful transition from jail. Phase 2 pays greater attention to pretrial practices.

Prison Inmates' Prerelease Application for Medicaid: Take-up Rates in Oregon

This report examines whether enrollment in Medicaid prior to release from prison succeeds in generating health insurance coverage after release.

Arts Infusion Initiative, 2010-15: Evaluation Report

This report evaluates the Arts Infusion Initiative, which was designed to connect “at-risk youth” to rigorous and engaging arts instruction.

The Prison Population Forecaster//State Prison Population: Reducing Mass Incarceration Requires Far-Reaching Reforms

The tool uses data from 15 states to forecast population trends and project the impact of changes on rates of admission or lengths of stay in prison.

The Prison Population Forecaster // Federal Prison Population: How to reduce the federal prison population

This tool highlights the unique drivers of the federal prison population and the types of policy changes necessary to reduce the BOP population.

Toolkit for Developing Family-Focused Jail Programs

This toolkit identifys promising practices for developing family-centered jail programs to address the effects of incarceration of parents on children.

Who Gets Time for Federal Drug Offenses? Data Trends and Opportunities for Reform

This brief examines federally sentenced prisoners with drug offenses to learn about their criminal histories and the nature of their offenses.

Why do rates of sexual assault prevalence vary from report to report?

This post looks at the accuracy of data for female victims of sexual violence, using studies of sexual assaults and criminal justice data.

Promising and Innovative Practices for Children of Incarcerated Parents: [Webinar]

This webinar highlights promising and innovative programs and practices aimed at reducing trauma for children of incarcerated parents.


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