April 23, 2013

DOL announces $20 million in grant funds for reentry programs

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration recently announced $20 million in grant funds will be available to help adult inmates successfully re-enter the workforce after they leave prison. Fifteen grants of up to $1.4 million each will be awarded through the Training to Work-Adult Reentry program. Organizations […]
January 9, 2013

Kern County’s Day Reporting Center successfully reduces recidivism

Like many counties in California, Kern County has been seeking solutions to jail crowding and rising probationer numbers. Factors contributing to these problems include double-digit unemployment and low household incomes throughout the county. One way Kern has responded to these challenges is by partnering with BI Incorporated. A recent case […]
July 17, 2012

What Works in Reentry Clearinghouse Unveiled

The National Reentry Resource Center recently publicized the What Works in Reentry Clearinghouse at the third annual Second Chance Act Training conference in Washington, D.C. The Clearinghouse, which is hosted on the NRRC website, was created to be the primary online resource for criminal justice practitioners, service providers such as […]