People who have been involved with the criminal justice system often face many obstacles as they try to find jobs, housing, and other necessities. The support of family and friends is an invaluable part of making reentry work. Some may also find assistance from mentors, a faith community, or support groups. Whether you are looking [...]
Texas is a little over halfway through the current state legislative session (January 8 – May 27), and the deadline to file bills was March 8th. More than 160 smart-on-crime bills were filed and will be considered by our legislators in the coming weeks. The Confinement & Reentry bills filed can be reviewed here.
Reentry is a time when people often must make life-altering changes in order to be successful. Fortunately, there are many success stories that show real change is possible. When reentry is successful, a person reintegrates into the community. This is the best possible outcome for the individual, his or her family, and the whole community. [...]