The Re-Entry Broadcast 2 21 18


Boston Praise Radio & TV
Published on Feb 21, 2018
State Representative Russell Holmes, State Representative  Evandro Carvalho, Kevin Sibley, John Larivee and Pastor Franklin Hobbs discuss community-based re-entry the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

American Enterprise Institute

Streamed live on Jul 28, 2015

Few groups in America face more difficult challenges than prisoners returning to society. More than half are arrested for a new crime within three years of release. Too often, government agencies, service providers, and communities do not work together to maximize the effectiveness of reentry programs and minimize barriers to employment and integration. These shortcomings have implications for current and former inmates and their families, as well as public saf


Published on Aug 16, 2015

How to get a misdemeanor expunged/removed/dismissed off your record. How to get a felony reduced. How to get a job with a misdemeanor/felony. Do all jobs background check? 

The Boston Foundation

Published on Jan 27, 2016
This forum addressed how Massachusetts' policy around sentencing, re-entry and recidivism stacks up against national trends and how the Commonwealth can foster a more effective criminal justice system  by learning from best practices being implemented throughout the nation.
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Second Chance Act: What Have We Learned About Reentry


National Institute of Justice
Published on Jul 23, 2013

Interview with Ron D'Amico, Social Policy Research Associates Offender reentry into the community is a pressing social problem. The number of inmates released every year from the nation's prisons increased fourfold over the past three decades. Since the Second Chance Act (SCA) was passed in 2008, more than $250 million has been awarded to government agencies and non-profits for programs to help offenders successfully reenter society. NIJ

Criminal Background Checks and Hiring Ex-Offenders

National Institute of Justice
Published on Dec 4, 2012
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