April 2, 2020

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is seeking applications for funding under the Second Chance Act to provide grants to nonprofit organizations and Indian tribes to provide reentry services and pro...

August 6, 2019

Innovations in Supervision Initiative: Community Corrections Collaborations to Reduce Violent Crime and Recidivism

In partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center is seeking a...

June 26, 2019

June 24, 2019, Jensen Toussaint - Al Dia

For someone who has spent years behind bars, it can be very difficult to re-enter and become reacclimated into society.

It can be easy to revert back to the ways that initially caused the individual to become incarcerated, due pri...

March 18, 2019

March 15, 2019, Carrie Johnson - NPR

Last October, a federal prisoner named Richard Evans noticed a suspicious mass in his neck. He reported the condition to prison officials in Louisiana. Nothing happened.

Evans, 74, is a former doctor who was convicted of conspiracy, f...

November 20, 2018

November 19. 2018 , Samantha Melamed - The Philadelphia Inquirer

In 2013, a cure for hepatitis C — a chronic viral infection that, if untreated, can lead to fatal liver disease — was brought to market. But who would get the $100,000 lifesaving treatment? That's been a s...

September 7, 2018

The Council of State Governments Justice Center has released a 50-State Report on Public Safety, which contains tools and strategies to help states reduce crime, recidivism, and costs.

The 50-State Report on Public Safety is a web-based resource that combines data analy...

August 28, 2018

July 19, 2018, National Reentry Resource Center

This brief from the National Reentry Resource Center provides guidance for correctional agency leaders to strengthen recidivism-reduction initiatives through organizational culture change. Historically, corrections staff h...

August 14, 2018

July 19, 2018, United States Interagency Council on Homelessness

Home. Because we know that the only true end to homelessness is a safe and stable place to call home. 

Together. Because the causes of homelessness are complex, and the solutions are going to take all of us...

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

A report released by the Department of Justice that provides an overview of the Federal Inter-agency Reentry Council’s accomplishments to date and lays out a path forward.  See report.

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