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Monthly roundup of reentry- and employment-related content.
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Reentry and Employment Roundup

Recent news stories, publications, and resources

Reentry Programs and the Researchers Who Evaluate Them: What it Takes to Build an Effective Partnership

"You have to be present, listening to what people are trying to accomplish and watching the program evolve," said Daniel O’Connell, senior scientist at the University of Delaware’s Center for Drug and Health Studies, which completed the evaluation of Delaware’s I-ADAPT Program. "That’s how you get the full story.” Read more.

Second Chance Act Spotlight: Darius Dennis, Virginia

“I have the motivation to be in control of my own choices—for how I see my future and how I see my children’s future,” Darius Dennis said. “That’s what the program taught me. So it was absolutely the right thing for me at the right time.” Read more.

Publications and Resources

Webinar: Technology and Criminal Record Clearance
Clean Slate Clearinghouse

Webinar: Effectively Engaging the Community in Juvenile Record Clearance
Clean Slate Clearinghouse

Repairing the Road to Redemption in California
Californians for Safety and Justice
Webinar: Addressing Barriers to Occupational Licensing for People Who Have Criminal Records
National Conference of State Legislatures, National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, and The Council of State Governments

Criminal Background and Job Performance
IZA Journal of Labor Policy

In the News

WATCH: Employ Milwaukee Second Chance Highlights
Employ Milwaukee | Wisconsin 

WATCH: Palm Beach County Success Story
Palm Beach County | Florida

Michigan Is Going 'Outside the Box'
Michigan.gov | Michigan

 
Building Momentum behind Prison Education
Inside Higher Ed | National

Big Tech's Newest Experiment in Criminal-Justice Reform
The Atlantic | National
 
This roundup is produced with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance.
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