Returning to the community can be a complex transition for former offenders, who may struggle with lack of education and job skills, limited housing and family support options, and substance abuse and mental health issues. We study the challenges of prisoner reentry and initiatives to help individuals, families, and communities successfully reintegrate into society, break the cycle of incarceration, and become productive, law-abiding citizens.
Evidence & Insights
New Justice Research Helps Unlock Brighter Futures
To recognize Second Chance Month and its focus on outreach to prisoners and their families, we want to highlight some of the work Mathematica is doing on reentry opportunities for people involved with the justice system.Learn more
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Research and Evaluation
Program Design and Improvement
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Julie W. Hartnack
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