March 22, 2018

Shasta County Day Reporting Center alumni mentor current participants

Once participants graduate from the Shasta County Day Reporting Center, a non-residential reentry program, staff encourage them to maintain contact with the center and reach out for help or resources whenever needed. This supports graduates in continuing working toward the personal goals they established with counselors while in the program. […]
March 20, 2018

GEO Reentry’s Alumni Services group attends vocational summit

GEO Reentry’s Alumni Services group consists of members who’ve graduated programming and volunteer their time to help current residents and other alumni successfully reenter the community. Members help others transitioning back to society with informational assistance that includes community resources where continued treatment for substance abuse and mental health services […]
March 13, 2018

Department of Justice reports high jail capacity despite declining incarceration rate

According to a recent U.S. Department of Justice report analyzing 2016 jail incarceration rates, nearly 20 percent of jails in 2016 were operating at or above 100 percent of their rated capacity, or the maximum number of beds assigned to a jail by an official rating. The report also found […]
March 6, 2018

Talbot Hall resident teaches business class to help peers succeed

Talbot Hall, a residential reentry center in Kearny, New Jersey, strives to better the lives of inmates by holding peer-led, skills-based vocational trainings. These trainings are conducted by experienced residents or residents certified in specific vocations, with the goal of teaching other residents skills that will prove beneficial and help […]