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October 30, 2016

At Broad Street Ministry on October 19th, the Reentry Think Tank opened and closed our Quarterly Stakeholder meeting, with more than 115 people from criminal justice agencies and reentry organizations from across Philadelphia.  Upon arriving, everyone was invited to vi...

October 16, 2016

Check out what we've done since officially launching Home for Good last October.

October 12, 2016

Prison Policy Initiative, April 1, 2016. See full article

October 12, 2016

US Department of Education's Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education shares this framework which highlights five critical components of an effective reentry system: program infrastructure, strategic partnerships, education services, transition processes, and s...

October 12, 2016

The Fair Housing Act  prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, or financing of dwellings and in other housing-related activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin.1  HUD’s Office of General Counsel issues th...

October 12, 2016

This was designed to educate policymakers on the impact of, and models for, issuing state identification for people leaving prisons and jails across the country. State-issued identification is often required to secure housing, apply for employment, and access social se...

October 12, 2016

New York Times, May 7, 2016: "The Justice Department’s Office of Justice Programs, which supports law enforcement and criminal justice efforts across the country, on Wednesday announced that it would no longer use the words “felon” or “convict” on its website, in grant...

October 12, 2016

This flier from Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity explains the rights and remedies associated with the new Ban the Box ordinance. See flier

October 12, 2016

This resource guide from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provides reentry information for behavioral health providers, criminal justice practitioners, people returning home from incarceration, and state and local policymakers. See...

October 12, 2016

"A recent ProPublica story on risk and needs assessment asked some important questions about a particular risk and needs assessment tool and the broader implications of its use. As the national discussion continues about the use and value of risk and needs assessment,...

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