The Campaign is designed to support the work of community and faith-based organizations through offering media resources that will facilitate community discussion and decision making about solution-based reentry programs. The Project Documentation toolbar is particularly useful.
General Information and Advocacy
The Reentry Policy Council is a national project coordinated by the Council of State Governments Justice Center, a national nonprofit organization that serves policymakers at the local, state, and federal levels from all branches of government.
NELP promotes model employment policies and basic protections that allow qualified workers with criminal records to attain and retain quality jobs.
Among its many publications are, “In Our Backyard: Overcoming Resistance to Reentry Housing,” “The Greening of Corrections: Creating a Sustainable System,” and “Venturing Beyond the Glass: Facilitating Successful Reentry with Entrepreneurship.”
The National Helping Individuals with criminal records Re-enter through Employment Network is both a national clearinghouse for information and an advocate for policy change. The National H.I.R.E. Network also provides training and technical assistance to agencies working to improve the employment prospects for people with criminal records.
A clearinghouse of information about state and local reentry initiatives administered by the USDOJ’s Bureau of Justice Assistance.