Prisoner Reentry

The challenges of returning to one’s community after incarceration are high, and the solutions are not simple. Eleven NNIP partners were part of the “Reentry Mapping Network” cross site project working to map and analyze prisoner reentry and related issues in their communities. Through this and other work, they have been able to help local policy makers tackle this persistent problem.

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