This section focuses on innovations in the areas of corrections, probation, and parole. Topics of interest include innovative reentry efforts, prison-based drug treatment programming, community service, discharge planning, pre-release, education, early release, prison industries, sentencing, parole supervision, and health.
For those who’ve been locked up in prison for years, finding a home on the outside can be rough. Parole restrictions may limit where former inmates can live. Public housing and housing vouchers may be off-limits, and many landlords are reluctant to rent to former offenders.