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1 December 2019
Oakland, California, United States
The Homecoming Project pays homeowners to rent their spare bedrooms to people just released from long prison sentences, providing welcoming, free, stable housing option to people whose re-entry is often hamstrung by h...
7 July 2019
Norway’s Halden Prison is taking a different approach to incarceration: emphasizing rehabilitation over punishment, which has led to a 20% decrease in recidivism in just two years. Over the past two decades, the count...
28 May 2019
San Francisco, California, United States
The first ever shelter for transgender youth has opened in San Francisco. The space, run by Larkin Street Youth Services, has 6 beds for previously homeless trans youth aged 18-24. In addition to providing services ta...
20 May 2019
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
In Arizona, an emergency housing program called HomeBase gives homeless young people an opportunity for structure, community, and a second chance. The shelter is open to young adult men and women and provides classes ...
6 May 2019
San Bernardino, California, United States
For people reentering society after prison, the Reentry Initiative offers them the services and support they need. The program, housed at California State San Bernardino, provides former inmates the tools they need to...
29 April 2018
Billerica, Massachusetts, United States
To stop recidivism, the Middlesex House of Correction and Jail is replicating life on the outside for inmates while they are still in prison. Designed for 18 to 24-year-olds, the program removes some aspects of prison...
7 October 2016
Naperville, Illinois, United States
Part 3 of the Caregivers Crisis series: In light of a shortage of state group living facilities in Illinois, one family is partnering with a non-profit to retrofit their home into a safe, independent living space for ...
4 August 2016
California, United States
Led by peers and providing everything from group therapy to tips on how to build credit, the Timelist program works with the recently paroled as well as the presently incarcerated to reduce recidivism. Seven years aft...
19 December 2015
Seattle, Washington, United States
Only a fraction of kids in foster care go to college, and even fewer graduate. The small but successful scholarship program at Seattle University aims to change that by specifically helping students from foster care.
27 January 2015
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Assertive community treatment teams working through outreach-centered programs in Maricopa County have become an industry standard for treating those with persistent and severe mental illnesses who have recently been ...
20 January 2015
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
New Orleans implemented an extraordinary 10-year plan that engaged unprecedented cross-sector collaboration between government, non-profit, and private entities to provide housing and housing services to the city's ho...
30 June 2011
Individuals who have Aspergers Syndrome and autism experience difficulty in conforming to workplace norms and find themselves unemployed. Specialisterne, a Danish company, has opened employment opportunities for them....
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