Voting Laws Have Changed— Are You Eligible?

June 20th, 2022|

Over the last few decades, reform efforts have worked to reinstate voting rights for justice-involved individuals. From 2016 to 2020, 13 states have expanded voting rights for individuals with felony convictions, but only a quarter made it back to the [...]

Women in Reentry: How to Increase Your Success

June 6th, 2022|

Incarcerated females experience the Criminal Justice System differently from their male counterparts. Considered the minority, females make up between 10-15% of the justice-involved population. In a setting designed to serve the majority, it’s no surprise that women are often underserved. [...]

Navigating Family Dynamics in Recovery

March 29th, 2022|

“Remember, your past does not define you. Don’t forget that there are people who believe in you and are cheering you on. You’ve come this far, and your perseverance will carry you through.”- Karen G. As a reentry program director [...]

Mastering the Art of Self-Care

March 15th, 2022|

Reentering the community after any period of incarceration can be overwhelming, regardless of the length of imprisonment. Nayely G. works as a reentry program manager and understands firsthand how important self-care is to your well-being. Today’s society is undoubtedly fast-paced, [...]

Hunger in America, and Where to Find Help

March 3rd, 2022|

Every day, millions of Americans face hunger and struggle to put food on the table for their families. Many believe those struggling are in the situation due to poverty, but that’s simply not the case. Unemployment, affordable housing, health problems, [...]

The Opioid Epidemic & Medication-Assisted Treatment

February 11th, 2022|

In 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) declared a public health emergency, commonly referred to as the “Opioid Epidemic". In response to the increasing rates of opioid-related deaths and Opioid-use Disorder (OUD), the government launched several initiatives [...]

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