New Report: Recommendations for improving reentry following long prison terms

The Justice Policy Institute has issued a report titled: Voices for Reform in DC: Recommendations for improving reentry following long prison terms. Since passage by the DC Council of the Incarceration Reduction Amendment Act (IRAA), under which 65 people have been released to date, the report points out that providing reentry support for the IRAA …

Early release works for most offenders – OpEd by Pam Bailey

Pam Bailey is the co-founder of MoreThanOurCrimes.org and an active ReThink Justice participant. Her letter to the editor of the Washington Post was recently published, titled Opinion: Early release works for most offenders.

Rep. Norton Asks Bureau of Prisons to Share Information on Residents Leaving Custody and Returning to DC

FROM REP. NORTON PRESS RELEASE: Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) wrote the Director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to request that BOP provide information on District of Columbia residents leaving BOP custody so that the District can help with reentry into the community. Alternatively, Norton requested that if BOP continues to take the …