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

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

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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