Category: Criminal Justice

Helping People Achieve Financial Stability after Incarceration

Hosted by the National Reentry Resource Center with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) last year developed Your Money, Your Goals, a toolkit designed to help corrections and reentry staff and volunteers have conversations about financial empowerment with people returning to communities after incarceration. …

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President’s Budget Recommends Continued Funding for Key DOJ Programs

By CSG Justice Center Staff Recently President Trump unveiled his $4.1 trillion 2018 budget proposal, which allocates $27.7 billion for Department of Justice programs, including programs aimed at increasing public safety and reducing recidivism at the state and local level. The proposed budget provides $48 million in continued support for the Second Chance Act (SCA). …

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