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)
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.
The TJC model includes the components necessary to facilitate successful transition from jail. Phase 2 pays greater attention to pretrial practices.
This policy brief provides information for Justice Reinvestment leaders to propose changes to increase focus on recidivism reduction and results.
This annotated bibliography addresses issues surrounding the reentry of offenders into the community.