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

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

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

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

But They All Come Back: Rethinking Prisoner Reentry

Source: (2000) Sentencing & Corrections. Issues for the 21st Century. Papers from the Executive Sessions On Sentencing and Corrections. No. 7Under current popular efforts to abolish parole, it has lost its effectiveness as reentry manager. At the ... Read More

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