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Offender reintegration

The Debt Penalty: Exposing the Financial Barriers to Offender Reintegration

This report explores the causes and effects of perpetual criminal debt and offers solutions for encouraging ex-offender payment.

The Effect of Collateral Consequence Laws on State Rates of Returns to Prison

This dissertation covers what is known empirically about how certain laws negatively influence the ability of ex-offenders to reenter the community.

Evaluation of the Allegheny County Jail Collaborative Reentry Programs: Findings and Recommendations

This study evaluates two programs to improve the successful reintegration of jail inmates following their return to the community.

Critical Elements of Juvenile Reentry in Research and Practice

This article explores juvenile justice policies and practices for youth returning to their communities from out-of-home placements.

Reentry Survival Manual

This manual from the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's office lists the various organizations that will assist ex-offenders returning to the community.

A Re-Entry Roadmap for Veterans Incarcerated in Virginia: Re-entry Manual

While designed specifically for veterans returning to the community after incarceration, this manual is a good example for other states developing or revising their own veteran re-entry manuals.

A Second Chance: Charting a New Course for Re-Entry and Criminal Justice Reform

The ill-conceived War on Drugs and the overly harsh sentences imposed for low-level offenses have affected almost every area of our criminal justice system, from over policing to sentencing and re-entry.

Stories of Transition: Men and Women in the Allegheny County Jail Collaborative’s Reentry Program

This document is for people who want to understand what the experience of reentry is like for those who are transitioning from jail.

Three Quarter Houses: The View from the Inside

This report is the first to vigorously examine the conditions to be found in Three-Quarter Houses. 

The Reentry and Employment Project

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.


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