Tuesday, July 14, 2009

One Year Out: Tracking the Experiences of Male Prisoners Returning to Houston, Texas

Click here for the report from The Urban Institute.
The experiences of prisoners during the year following their release are recounted. Topics discussed include: overview of the reentry experience; characteristics of returning prisoners; family status; preprison histories; in-prison experiences; moment of release; housing and community; family relationships and support; substance use; employment, income, and debt; health; postrelease program participation; parole mandatory supervision; reoffending and reincarnation; understanding reentry success and failure; and implications.

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