Returning Home after Incarceration: Breaking Down Obstacles for Successful Reintegration

Saturday, Apr 18, 2015, 3:45 pm

Each year 700,000 people are released from prison and millions more cycle in and out of local jails. The transition home is complicated by discrimination against people with criminal records. The American Bar Association has identified 45,000 collateral consequences of incarceration. People leaving prison face restrictions on employment, housing, voting, welfare and food stamp eligibility to name just a few examples. Learn what’s being done to defeat these obstacles and how you can play a powerful role in improving the reentry process for hundreds of thousands of people.


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