Articles describing restorative justice programs whose objective is to prepare prisoners (and sometimes their families, victims and/or communities) for their release.

Report of the Re-Entry Policy Council: Charting the Safe and Successful Return of Prisoners to the Community

Source: (2005) New York: Re-Entry Policy Council, Council of State Governments (Eastern Regional Conference). Downloaded 27 January 2005.In 2001 the Council of State Governments established the Re-Entry Policy Council (RPC). The RPC is a network o... Read More

Citizens' Circles: Community Collaboration in Re-Entry

Source: (2003) Corrections Today Magazine. 65(5): 52-54Through an examination of Ohio’s offender re-entry plan, the article underscores the importance of a broad systems approach for helping offenders successfully re-integrate into their communi... Read More

Engaging the Community in Offender Reentry

Source: (2002) Reentry Partnership Initiatives (RPI) series. College Park, MD: Bureau of Governmental Research, University of Maryland, College Park. Downloaded 5 May 2004.Reentry initiatives have created roles for boards or panels that include ci... Read More

Outside the Walls: A National Snapshot of Community-Based Prisoner Reentry Programs

Source: Reentry National Media Outreach Campaign. Malibu, CA: Outreach Extensions. Downloaded 25 January 2005.As part of the Reentry Campaign, the Urban Institute conducted a national scan of reentry programs that are addressing the needs and risk... Read More

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