This report summarizes findings from the Urban Institute’s replication validation of the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) Employment Retention Inventory (ERI).
Replication Validation of the Employment Retention Inventory: An Assessment Tool of the National Institute of Corrections
Looney, Adam, and Nicholas Turner
Brookings Institution (Washington, DC)
Investing Justice Resources to Address Community Needs: Lessons Learned from Colorado’s Work and Gain Education and Employment Skills (WAGEES) Program (2018)
Thomson, Chelsea, Leah Sakala, Ryan King, and Samantha Harvell
Urban Institute (Washington, DC)
The Employer-Driven Employment Model for Justice-Involved Individuals illustrates four key processes (or sets of steps) that lead to job placement.
Information, training and resources on employment retention for offenders.
This report summarizes the first national review of the recidivism and post-release effects of the Prison Industries Enhancement Certification Program (PIECP) engaging state prison inmates in private sector jobs since 1979.
The Community Services Division coordinates consulting services (technical assistance), specialized training, and other programs related to probation, parole, and other forms of community-based corrections.
The Community Services Division coordinates the efforts of federal, state, local, and nonprofit agencies to improve employment programs for offenders and ex-offenders. The division assists corrections professionals who provide direct services to offenders and ex-offenders.
This study on Ban-the-Box policies confirms that criminal records are a major barrier to employment and can encourage racial discrimination.
This report describes the barriers individuals with criminal records face when they look for high-paying jobs ensuring a degree of economic stability.