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October 20, 2017

"Young adults ages 18 to 24 are often considered the most challenging population under justice system supervision. Data show that they account for a disproportionately high percentage of arrests, particularly for violent crimes, and they are the most likely age group t...

October 19, 2017

The weekend-long “PowerUp Reentry: Digital Solutions Day” hackathon is presented by the Reentry Project, a coalition of 15 local media outlets that have spent the last year looking at ways to make the return from prison more successful for former inmates. It will be pr...

October 3, 2017

"The Collateral Consequences Resource Center, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National Legal Aid and Defender Association, and the National HIRE Network have launched the newly expanded and fully updated Restoration of Rights Project (fir...

October 3, 2017

Nearly 3 million children in the U.S. have a parent in jail or prison. Local author Becky Birtha, of Delaware County, is hoping her new children's book, "Far Apart, Close in Heart," will help those kids express how they're feeling — and teach their friends and classmat...

October 3, 2017

"What would you do if you found yourself fresh out of prison, a social outcast in a strange city, with nowhere to lay your head?” This is the question reentry service organization Redemption Housing posed in its first ever Day One Challenge, a three-hour...

October 3, 2017

"A stable and safe place to live is a critical element to recovery for individuals diagnosed with serious mental illness (SMI). In fact, “Home” is one of the four major dimensions identified by SAMHSA that support a life in recovery. In addition, safe and affordable ho...

October 1, 2017

 

"This toolkit, developed by the Crime and Justice Institute with support from the San Joaquin County California Probation Department, offers guidance to organizations planning a reentry program for people with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders. The toolk...

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