CLASP http://www.clasp.org/issues/prisoner-re-entry/highlights/rss CLASP Highlights Feed Tue, 24 Jan 2012 05:00:00 +0000 AMPS en hourly 1 Second Chance Act of 2007: Community Safety Through Recidivism Prevention http://www.clasp.org/issues/prisoner-re-entry/highlights/second-chance-act-of-2007-community-safety-through-recidivism-prevention Tue, 20 May 2008 03:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/prisoner-re-entry/highlights/second-chance-act-of-2007-community-safety-through-recidivism-prevention Debtors' Prisons: Prisoners' Accumulation of Debt as a Barrier to Re-entry http://www.clasp.org/issues/prisoner-re-entry/highlights/debtors-prisons-prisoners-accumulation-of-debt-as-a-barrier-to-re-entry Wed, 30 Jan 2008 03:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/prisoner-re-entry/highlights/debtors-prisons-prisoners-accumulation-of-debt-as-a-barrier-to-re-entry First published by the Clearinghouse Review Journal of Poverty Law and Policy in Summer 2007, this paper describes the types of criminal financial sanctions levied against people as they make their way through the criminal justice system and the child support policies that lead to unrealistic and counterproductive payment obligations. Cost-recovery policies enforced by criminal justice and child support agencies are ill-advised, undermining the criminal justice system's rehabilitation goals, the child support system's goals to support children, and society's interest in fully reintegrating people after release from prison.

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Making the Juvenile Justice - Workforce System Connection for Re-entering Young Offenders: A Guide for Local Practice http://www.clasp.org/issues/prisoner-re-entry/highlights/making-the-juvenile-justice-workforce-system-connection-for-re-entering-young-offenders-a-guide-for-local-practice Mon, 13 Nov 2006 03:00:00 -0500 http://www.clasp.org/issues/prisoner-re-entry/highlights/making-the-juvenile-justice-workforce-system-connection-for-re-entering-young-offenders-a-guide-for-local-practice This guidebook is designed to provide advice from the field to communities who are interested in pursuing more formal connections--or strengthening existing connections--between the workforce and justice systems. It draws on experiences in eight communities and focuses on on-the-ground challenges and solutions related to blending the cultures, adapting programming, engaging employers, and meeting performance.   

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