Systemwide Change to Promote Employment Readiness | Upcoming Events | And More
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This fact sheet provides an overview of a recently released report on the three-year pilot project that tested the Integrated Reentry and Employment Strategies framework in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, and Palm Beach County, Florida, including key insights for jurisdictions looking to improve their systems.

Funding and Other Opportunities

Public Welfare Foundation Grants
The Public Welfare Foundation is currently accepting letters of intent for projects that support the Foundation’s core values of racial equity, economic well-being, and fundamental fairness for all. 
Deadline: rolling
Randomized Controlled Trials to Evaluate Social Programs Whose Delivery Will Be Funded by Government or Other Entities
Arnold Ventures
Deadline: rolling

Publications and Resources

Strengthening Human Services through Social Capital
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation

A Design for Workforce Equity
Center for American Progress

Equipping Individuals for Life Beyond Bars: The Promise of Higher Education & Job Training in Closing the Gap in Skills for Incarcerated Adults
New America
Law Enforcement Best Practices: Lessons Learned from the Field
COPS Office

Model Practices for Parents in Prisons and Jails: Reducing Barriers to Family Connections
Urban Institute

Tribal Community Corrections Support Center
American Probation and Parole Association 

Upcoming Events and Webinars

[Webinar] Leveraging Perkins V to Improve CTE Programs in the Juvenile Justice System
Advance CTE and the CSG Justice Center
Nov. 22, 2019

2020 Winter Training Institute
American Probation and Parole Association
Jan. 5–8, 2020, New Orleans, LA

2020 Winter Conference
American Correctional Association
Jan. 9–14, 2020, San Diego, CA

Fifty-seventh Annual Meeting
Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
March 24–28, 2020, San Antonio, TX
[Webinar] Using Data to Identify and Serve People Who Frequently Utilize Health, Human Services, and Justice Systems
The Stepping Up initiative and the Data-Driven Justice
Dec. 5, 2019

[Webinar] How to Start a Police Homeless Outreach Team in Three Easy Steps
National Sheriffs’ Association
Jan. 21, 2020

[Webinar] Youth Homelessness and Juvenile Justice: Supporting Youth Across Systems
Justice Clearinghouse
Feb. 20, 2020

Media Clips

How Human Services Programs Can Use Social Capital to Improve Participant Well-Being and Economic Mobility
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation–National

[Opinion] “Quick Dips” and Other Corrections Programs
Casper Star Tribune—Wyoming
The Question You Shouldn't See on Most Detroit Rental Applications Anymore
Detroit Free Press—Michigan
'I Had to Do Better': How Mentorship Is Reducing Recidivism, Boosting Confidence and Changing the Lives of Indy Youths
Indianapolis Star—Indiana
Moving from Prison to a PhD
Breaking the Cycle: Community Leaders Roleplay a Rough Reentry to Society
Juneau Empire—Alaska

NYC Case a ‘Warning Shot’ in Struggle to End Housing Bias against Ex-Inmates
The Crime Report—National

Women in Jail and the Criminalization of Survivors
The Appeal–National
New Erie County Reentry Initiative Aims to Ease Transition from Jail
WBFO—New York
Commission Finds 100 Ways to Aid Re-Entry of Ex-Prisoners
NJ Spotlight—New Jersey
JPMorgan Wants to Hire People with Criminal Backgrounds
CNN Business—National
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This project was supported by Grant No. 2016-MU-BX-K011 awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance. The Bureau of Justice Assistance is a component of the Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the Office for Victims of Crime, and the SMART Office. Points of view or opinions in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.
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