Category: Innovations in Reentry

‘Returning from the Twilight Zone’: Home to Stay Offers One-Stop Shop for Those Leaving Prisons

Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service By Allison Dikanovic Ray Mendoza remembers coming home from prison in 2015 and being overwhelmed by the harsh adjustment. He described the culture shock of re-entering society to “returning from the twilight zone” and said that four years later, it’s still something he’s learning how to navigate. Mendoza said he could …

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Delaware Department of Correction Awarded Two Rare Federal Grants to Help Fight Recidivism

WDEL By Kevin Hayes Two grants totaling $1.5 million will be used by several agencies within the Delaware Department of Correction to curb the state’s recidivism rate by better preparing those who have served their time for the next phase of their life without bars. Commissioner Perry Phelps kicked off the Tuesday morning announcement in …

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State Gets $1.5M in Grants to Ease Inmates’ Re-Entry into Life ‘Outside’

Delaware State News By Matt Bittle More than 15,000 people are released from Delaware correctional facilities every year, and many of those are forced to fend for themselves after they’re out of custody, advocates say. While they may want to start their lives over and make an honest living, many lack some of the things …

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2018 Second Chance Act Orientation for the Innovations in Reentry Initiative Grant Program

Hosted by the National Reentry Resource Center, with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Download a PDF of the presentation. During this webinar, grantee recipients of the FY18 SCA Innovations in Reentry (IRI) program received information about the grant program, including steps for starting their program, submitting the Planning …

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

By CSG Justice Center Staff Source: vectorfusionart/Shutterstock.com CSG Justice Center staff spoke with four Second Chance Act (SCA) Innovations in Reentry Initiative grantees—New York City’s Harlem Reentry Court; the Executive Office of the Governor of Delaware’s Individual Assessment, Discharge, and Planning Team (I-ADAPT) Program; the Indianapolis (IN) Department of Public Safety Second Chance Act Offender …

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Responding to the 2018 Second Chance Act Innovations in Reentry Initiative Solicitation

Hosted by the National Reentry Resource Center, with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Download a PDF of the presentation. During this webinar, representatives from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and the National Reentry Resource Center explain the Innovations in Reentry Initiative (IRI) and application process. …

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Register for Webinar: Responding to the 2018 SCA Innovations in Reentry Initiatives Solicitation

Hosted by the National Reentry Resource Center, with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Date: Wednesday, June 6 Time: 2–3:30 p.m.ET During this webinar, representatives from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and the National Reentry Resource Center will explain the Innovations in Reentry Initiative …

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