Early, Individualized Interventions Key to Reentry Success, Report Says

Former offenders need timely, individualized reentry paths that focus on career development, a new report by ICF International says.

Too often, the hundreds of thousands of people returning from prison each year are unable to find employment, a situation compounded by trouble securing housing, health care and transportation — all factors that increase the likelihood of recidivism.

Regaining Right to Vote: For NY Ex-Inmates, It’s a Maze

Marilyn Reyes-Scales, 53, remembers family time in her parents’ living room as a small child, when her aunt and uncles sat with her parents, discussing the views of political candidates and debating each one’s merits. Her parents had moved from Puerto Rico to New York for the opportunity to have a better life, and they took voting seriously.