January 21, 2020

Efforts to remove questions about previous convictions from employment applications have little effect on recidivism, a new study finds.

Ryan Sherrand, an economics professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara, examined data from states and jurisdictions tha...

December 20, 2019


A 20 Year Story of Crime and Incarceration

A new infographic from the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections illustrates crime trends from 1998 to 2018 and shows how the overall crime rate has changed against the backdrop of different gubernatorial administrat...

December 10, 2019

Formerly incarcerated individuals with barriers to re-entry and service needs following their release are subsequently more likely to experience poor physical and mental health, according to an eye-opening new Rutgers University-Camden study.

Daniel Semenza and Nathan L...

October 24, 2019

The Probation Trap

Samantha Melamed and Dylan Purcell - October 24, 2019

Pennsylvania has one of the nation's highest rates of supervision, driven by unusual laws that leave judges unchecked. But many people fail, ending up in jail or in a cycle of ever more probati...

Survey on Home Visiting Programs for Individuals with Justice System Involvement

"Tufts Interdisciplinary Evaluation Research (TIER) is conducting what we believe to be the first national survey of home** visiting programs that include parents who have involvement with...

October 4, 2019

Join the 2019 Workforce Benchmarking Network National Survey

Corporation for a Skilled Workforce (CSW) is excited to announce the launch of the 2019 Workforce Benchmarking Network's National Survey - and invites providers of workforce services to participate! 

Since 200...

September 25, 2019

Supporting Reentry Employment and Success: A Summary of the Evidence for Adults and Young Adults

For more than a decade, the U.S. Department of Labor has supported a system of reentry services for people who are released from an incarceration facility by committing subs...

September 19, 2019

The Essential Role of Juvenile Diversion

In 2016, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention began awarding grants to states seeking to revamp their juvenile diversion policies and practices, with the goal of reducing formal system contact, improving yout...

September 19, 2019

On Track: How Well Are State Preparing Youth in the Juvenile Justice System for Employment

In 2019, The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center partnered with the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators to conduct a 50-state survey on the provision of...

August 27, 2019

As part of our monthly training series, Philadelphia Reentry Coalition hosted a training by researchers from Drexel, Temple, and the PA Department of Corrections earlier this month. The training focused on the best practices involved in building and sustaining effectiv...

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