prisoner reentry

January 29, 2019

ADAPPT Residential Reentry Center Serves Those in Need

Staff and reentrants at ADAPPT Residential Reentry Center in Reading, Pennsylvania spent the holiday season participating in voluntary community service around the City of Reading. It is a longstanding tradition at ADAPPT that supports reentrants’ behavioral therapies while servicing less fortunate community members. “At ADAPPT we are convinced of the […]
January 23, 2019

Luzerne County Electronic Monitoring Celebrates 20 years in Operation

GEO Reentry Services of Luzerne County Pennsylvania recently celebrated two decades of service in Luzerne County. Staff commemorated the occasion with an open house, welcoming stakeholders in the community to tour the facility, observe programs, and enjoy lunch. Guests were able to see first-hand the various options for electronic monitoring […]
January 15, 2019

First Step Act Marks Further Reform in Criminal Justice System

The First Step Act, which passed the U.S. Senate 87-12 and the House 358-36, will usher in significant changes to federal sentencing laws as well as improvements to programs that aim to reduce recidivism and provide support to people who are involved in the criminal justice system. The bill was […]
September 30, 2014

Senate committee votes to reauthorize Second Chance Act

The Senate Judiciary Committee recently approved the Second Chance Reauthorization Act, which would extend the Second Chance Act for an additional four years. The act, authored by U.S. Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Rob Portman (R-OH), provides resources to state and local governments and community-based organizations in support of reentry […]