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

Recent news stories, publications, and resources

Featured Resources

Featuring 21 stories from programs across 19 states, Reentry Matters profiles the impact of Second Chance Act grant-funded programs through both the practitioners who run them and the people who are impacted by them.
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Using data from Alabama, Florida, Illinois, Louisiana, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Ohio, South Dakota, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin, this infographic highlights reductions in three-year reincarceration rates as reported by state corrections agencies.

In the News

Research & Commentary: Lowering Professional Licensing Barriers for Ex-Offenders
The Heartland Institute | National
New Job Center Builds on Department’s Success Training Inmates for Careers in the Community | Wisconsin
The Inspiring Life and Career of Devah Pager
The Marshall Project | National
Senators Portman and Leahy Introduce Second Chance Reauthorization Act
Office of U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy | National
Colleges Push for More Resources to Support Prison Education Programs | National
Opinion: Why Prison Reform Must Include Pell Grant Access
The Chronicle of Higher Education | National

The Corrections & Reentry Team Is Hiring!

The CSG Justice Center is hiring two legal fellows to conduct state-level policy research on access to post-secondary education (including occupational training leading to a credential) for incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people in all 50 states. 
This roundup is produced with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance.
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