The Case for Paid Apprenticeships Behind Bars

Two inmates work on cabinet doors at the Habitat for Humanity Prison Build at the Ionia Correctional Facility in Ionia, Michigan, on July 8, 2016. This brief from the Center for American Progress argues that greater access to paid prison apprenticeship programs, which combine on-the-job training with relevant classroom instruction, could effectively improve post-release outcomes, particularly for a group of people who already face significant barriers to labor market entry. AP/Carlos Osorio

Stakeholder Showcase May 24, 2017 Was Another Success! Check Out The Presenters

May 2017 Stakeholder Showcase Resources Action Wellness – Philadelphia Linkage Program: Linkage from Behind the Walls Resource(s): PLP Presentation With Re-Entry Community Linkages (Re-LINK), the expanded Philadelphia Linkage Program will target minority and other vulnerable justice-involved individuals ages 18-26. These individuals will be at high risk for experiencing health disparities, chronic illness, mental health challenges, substance use histories, poverty, homelessness, low self-sufficiency, and/or intellectual disability. This presentation provided an overview of the Philadelphia Linkage Program, its history as well as its current interventions, and their components. Impact Service

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