Louisiana reentry programs

October 23, 2018

Louisiana reinvests $8.5M savings into more criminal justice reform measures

Louisiana leaders announced savings of $12.2 million generated from the criminal justice reforms state legislators enacted last year, and now the state has earmarked $8.54 million of these savings for additional reforms, with the majority for programs and organizations designed to reduce recidivism. According to The Advocate, these savings will […]
August 7, 2018

Baton Rouge Day Reporting Center participates in Reentry Day and community outreach

The Baton Rouge Day Reporting Center, a non-residential reentry center run by GEO Reentry Services in Louisiana, recently hosted a Reentry Day to invite local probation and parole officers to learn more about its reentry program. The event featured workshop-like stations created by Baton Rouge Day Reporting Center staff that […]
December 10, 2015

Winter transition ceremony: A new lease on life for Alexandria, La. graduates

College students have been known to complain that their schoolwork is irrelevant to real life. However, for the nontraditional “students” of the Alexandria Day Reporting Center, it doesn’t get any more real. On Dec. 3, smiling broadly and proudly wearing royal-blue caps and gowns, 11 probationers graduated from the intensive […]