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February 18, 2020

New Report Indicates GEO Reentry Service Centers Help Curb Recidivism in Illinois

A new study released by GEO Reentry Services indicates that, for Illinois parolees, reentry service centers (RSCs) are more effective at reducing recidivism than traditional parole supervision. The study, titled “Programming that Reduces Recidivism: The Positive Impact of Reentry Service Centers in Illinois,” was completed with the cooperation of the […]
February 11, 2020

GEO Reentry’s Alumni and staff volunteer as part of MLK Day

Every year on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, GEO Reentry Services staff and alumni in New Jersey gather to honor the civil rights leader’s life and legacy. The holiday is celebrated on Dr. King’s birthday, this year on January 20, and linked to a national day of service and […]
February 4, 2020

Texas senator honors Reality House for ‘Red Shirt Fridays’

Texas State Sen. Eddie Lucio Jr. recently visited the GEO Reentry Services staff at Reality House and commended them for their commitment to “Red Shirt Fridays.” Lucio presented five veteran staff members with a Texas flag in honor and appreciation for the service they provided to the country. “Red Shirt […]
January 28, 2020

GEO Reentry staff complete Therapeutic Community Experiential training

The Southwestern Illinois Correctional Center in East St. Louis recently hosted 25 GEO Reentry Services staff members from all over the state to participate in Therapeutic Community Experiential training. The program is based on a theoretical framework developed by Dr. George DeLeon and a historical and programmatic framework developed by […]