On April 20, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. ET, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) will hold a webinar on the key elements of their new resource, Guidelines for Successful Transition of People with Mental or Substance Use Disorders from Jail and Prison: Implementation Guide.
In the era of mass incarceration, prisoner reentry has become an important social institution in the life worlds’ of the urban poor. This is especially the case for poor African-American men and women, Latinos, and increasingly poor white men. Yet we know little about the everyday experience of prisoner reentry or the broader implications of our current crime control strategies in shaping the experiences, interactions, and daily routines of urban life.
Community policing presents members of law enforcement with an opportunity to collaborate with community supervision agencies to reduce recidivism and increase public safety.
Millions of Americans—a disproportionate number of whom are people of color—have criminal records that can be a barrier to housing. In celebration of National Reentry Week, the Shriver Center and the Vera Institute of Justice will host a webinar on April 28, 2016, on fair housing rights for people with criminal records.
The Travis County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) is hosting the 3rd Annual Vision Summit: Looking Toward The Future Of Re-Entry Conference in Austin, Texas from November 4-5, 2015. The mission of the Vision Summit is to awaken and ignite communities to attain a unified vision and thriving re-entry process that enables the incarcerated to amend their place in the world, by showcasing effective programs, listening to each other and networking to make future possibilities a reality today.
The goals of the Vision Summit are