Reentry

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American Probation and Parole Association

The Association focuses on “issues relevant to the field of community-based corrections.” Its site details its mission, organization, technical assistance, and research projects, and also offers a list of publications and other resources.

http://www.appa-net.org/

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Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is a component of the Office of Justice Programs at the U.S. Department of Justice. BJA's mission is to support law enforcement, courts, corrections, treatment, victim services, technology, and prevention initiatives that strengthen the nation’s criminal justice system.

http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/BJA/

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Corrections Connection Network

The “official home of corrections,” this site offers an enormous amount of corrections-related resources, including news, bulletin boards, online training, job boards, and weekly programs, as well as 12 “networks” that cover topics like education, health care, and juvenile justice.

http://www.corrections.com/

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Federal Resource Center for Children of Prisoners

Created and operated by the Child Welfare League of America, the Federal Resource Center for Children of Prisoners conducts research and evaluation, collects and disseminates information, provides training and technical assistance, and increases awareness among the many disciplines and service systems that come in contact with families separated by incarceration. The site contains a huge amount of information in areas like child welfare, juvenile justice, and behavioral health.

http://www.cwla.org/programs/incarcerated/cop_03.htm

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Open Society Institute & Soros Foundation Network

Initiatives of this private New York-based grant-making foundation include Children and Youth Programs, Community Fellowships, Open Society Justice Initiative, and the U.S. Justice Fund, which seeks to document the causes of over-incarceration in the United States. Pages devoted to each area are filled with news, grant information, and publications.

http://www.soros.org/

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Reentry Court Solutions

Reentry Court Solutions is designed to provide information, resources, and assistance to those interested in effective reentry court strategies. The site shares knowledge, experience, and expertise to build the next generation of comprehensive drug courts, dedicated to providing seamless and successful transitions from prisons and jails into the greater community.

http://www.reentrycourtsolutions.com/

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Reentry Policy Council

The Reentry Policy Council is a national project, coordinated by the Council of State Governments Justice Center, to assist state government officials

http://www.reentrypolicy.org/

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Rethinking Reentry

The Rethinking Reentry blog chronicles the efforts of a coalition of stakeholders to reduce recidivism and enhance public safety in Upper Manhattan, New York. Rethinking Reentry also tracks developments of national and international interest on the subject of community reintegration after involvement with the justice system.

http://rethinkingreentry.blogspot.com/

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Street Law Juvenile Justice Re-Entry Program

Street Law works with teams from over a dozen U.S. reentry programs to create education programs for young people returning to their communities. Approximately 70 U.S. law schools have Street Law programs, in which law students teach practical law in high school, juvenile justice, prison, or community settings. This site describes its programs and curricula.

http://www.streetlaw.org/en/programs

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The Center for Children of Incarcerated Parents

The Center for Children of Incarcerated Parents’ mission is the prevention of intergenerational crime and incarceration; its goals are “the production of high quality documentation on and the development of model services for children of criminal offenders and their families.” The site offers a free publication each month, as well as the Center’s online journal and program information.

http://www.e-ccip.org/index.html

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The Fortune Society

The Fortune Society works to strengthen communities, rebuild families and empower at-risk individuals to lead healthy, productive lives. Its services include housing, job development and drug treatment for men and women who have been involved with the criminal justice system.

http://www.fortunesociety.org/

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U.S. Department of Justice Office of Programs – Reentry

This comprehensive government site includes numerous resources, FAQs, links, and publications, as well as information about the Office of Justice Programs’ Serious and Violent Offender Reentry Initiative, which provides funding to communities for developing, implementing, enhancing, and evaluating reentry strategies.

http://csgjusticecenter.org/nrrc/

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U.S. Parole Commission

The Commission’s goal is to “promote public safety and strive for justice and fairness in the exercise of its authority to release and supervise offenders under its jurisdiction.” Its site provides numerous facts about parole, as well as a thorough history of the Commission.

http://www.usdoj.gov/uspc/index.html

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Vera Institute of Justice – Sentencing and Corrections page

This page outlines Vera’s Project Greenlight, which “helps structure systems that provide people leaving local jails and state prisons with discharge planning and preparation for release.” Greenlight is currently working with the New York City Department of Correction and the Center for Employment Opportunities to introduce discharge planning at the time of intake. Users can sign up for email updates to stay informed about new developme

http://www.vera.org/project/project1_1.asp?section_id=3&project_id=46

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Volunteers of America

A “national, nonprofit, spiritually based organization providing local human service programs and opportunities for individual and community involvement,” Volunteers of America supports reforms that facilitate prisoners’ successful reentry. Its site publishes briefs about corrections reforms and other issues.

http://voa.org/

Contact
  • New York
  • 520 8th Avenue
  • 18th Floor
  • New York, NY 10018
  • phone: 646.386.3100
  • Syracuse
  • 601 Tully Street
  • Syracuse, NY 13204
  • phone: 315.266.4330
  • London
  • Canterbury Court
    1-3 Brixton Road
  • London, SW9 6DE
  • phone: +44 2076.329.060