In partnership with The Urban Institute, PRI developed this guide for community-based organizations about establishing and sustaining meaningful and effective partnerships with their local jails.
“Not in My Back Yard” – commonly referred to as NIMBY – resistance can result in significant program delays or even complete shutdowns. The NIMBY Toolkit focuses on helping organizations address a very specific issue when developing the capacity to provide housing to formerly incarcerated people and provides a statement of possibility for others who are seeking to house needy and feared populations.
Funded by the United States Department of Justice and developed in collaboration with The Fortune Society, this toolkit addresses several interrelated issues regarding the successful reentry into society of formerly incarcerated men and women.
The report offers a comprehensive account of the program’s first 12 months from initial start-up phase through the first nine months of its launch, identifying the challenges it faced, which informed refinements to the model and operational policies for the second program year.
In partnership with The Urban Institute, PRI sponsored a national roundtable on education and reentry in Spring 2008.
This directory provides links and contact information for reentry resource guides nationally and by state.
As a companion to Life after Lockup, this handbook serves a practical resource for jail administrators and local correctional staff. It covers such issues as coordinating community stakeholders, identifying community resources, and measuring success on a local level.
This monograph, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, profiles the patterns of the formerly incarcerated returning to New York City, with particular focus on New York City’s adoption of a community-based public health model for correctional health care.
Venturing beyond the Gates: Facilitating Successful Reentry with Entrepreneurship includes overviews of the fields of criminal justice, reentry, entrepreneurship, and microenterprise; opportunities represented by bridging these fields; funding opportunities; and profiles of microenterprise programs working with currently and formerly incarcerated individuals.