January 1, 2009
In this chapter of the Anthology, Will Bunch, a journalist with the Philadelphia Daily News, looks at Health Link, an early prisoner re-entry program that ran between 1992 and 2002 and was funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The program tested the idea of caseworkers helping recently released inmates with jobs, education, health, housing and other social services.
July 1, 2008
The prevalence of drug use among criminal offenders and the positive rate of growth in the already large incarcerated population, strongly suggest a need to fund cost-effective substance abuse interventions in criminal justice settings.
November 1, 2003
Criminal justice researchers and practitioners, community leaders, former prisoners and policy-makers convened at the Reentry Roundtable to discuss research and policy regarding prisoner reentry and its impact on individuals, families and communities.
December 1, 2003
The Hepatitis C Awareness Project expanded circulation of the Hepatitis C Awareness News and developed a Web site to provide incarcerated adults with information about hepatitis C, a blood-borne virus that causes cirrhosis of the liver.