May 4, 2009

Roundup on Reentry Projects Nationwide

There are interesting reentry projects happening all over the country. Here's a roundup of a couple we've heard of recently through Google Alerts on reentry.

Second Chance Prisoner Reentry Employment Program, San Diego, California
Featured on KPBS Radio

Female Residential Multi-Service Center, Sacramento, California
Featured on California Correctional Crisis Blog

Building an Offender Reentry Program: A Guide for Law Enforcement
Featured on Stir Crazy in Texas Blog

Community Forums on Reentry, Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Featured on Main Street Oshkosh Blog

The Children's Center at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, New York
Featured on Lives in Focus: Family Life Behind Bars
(listen online tonight to a live chat with staff at the correctional facility!)

Please keep up posted on the status of your own reentry projects -- we're always looking to feature innovative and successful ways of reducing recidivism and enhancing public safety!