This guide will help offenders in determining where they are at in terms of preparing for release and in creating a plan to succeed once they leave prison.
Adult Pre-Release Handbook: Pre-Release Information for an Informed Re-Entry and a Successful Transition
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)
Development Services Group, Inc. (Bethesda, MD), and U.S. Dept. of Justice Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (Washington, DC)
Topics covered include: Characteristics and Needs of Youth Returning to the Community; Types of Reentry Programs; and Outcome Evidence.
CSG Justice Center What Works in Reentry Clearinghouse (Washington, DC)
This 3-hour program focuses on the experiences Missouri and Michigan had implementing the TPC transition process.
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.
Reentry refers to the transition of offenders from prisons or jails back into the community.
A video with experts discussing policy trends in correctional education and training with reentry opportunities that promote economic success.
This report reviews The Council’s accomplishments and a roadmap for its future. It coordinates and leverages existing federal resources for reentry.