May 16, 2020 Must read article on "Barriers to Prison Reentry" by Patricia McKernan https://www.voa.org/homelessness-and-prisoner-reentry Here is a important quote from this article: "Each year approximately 700,000 individuals return home from state prisons in the United States and an additional 9 million are released from county jails. More than 10% of those coming in and … Continue reading Prisoner Reentry
In 2012 more than 2600 women were released from North Carolina Division of Public Safety prisons. Reentry services for these women are sorely lacking. Many have no choice but to return to the communities they left and situations that facilitated their incarceration. Often, these communities lack services to address the problems that formerly incarcerated women … Continue reading The reality
The majority of re-entry programs that currently exist in our state target men and do not offer the full range of support and services necessary for successful transition back to our communities. Experts are finding that traditional methods for rehabilitating a historically male-dominated prison population need to be reevaluated to fit the needs of female … Continue reading The reality for women coming out of prison
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