https://bgc.pioneerinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/homeless.jpg 325 600 Terri Power http://bgc.pioneerinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/logotext_360x70.png Terri Power2015-07-23 16:19:152015-07-23 16:20:472015 Runner Up: The Returning Home Ohio Pilot Project
Learn about a program that combines affordable, permanent housing with a range of supportive services that help vulnerable populations with the complex challenges of homelessness and incarceration. The pilot provides housing and services critical to the maintenance of recovery and stable living for those who cycle through institutional and emergency systems and are at risk of long term homelessness, and those persons with a serious mental illness and dual disorders.
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Discover how an innovative housing and treatment program uses small farm-driven entrepreneurial enterprise to improve prisoner recovery, skillset development, and workforce integration.
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Find out how Massachusetts can A repurpose its corrections facilities to accommodate an expansion of reentry programming and maximize utilization of DOC resources.
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Learn about a new education and re-entry initiative wherein high performing prisoners serving mid-to-long term sentences could earn a four-year college degree and repay the state for educating them through government employment.
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An inventive proposal to eliminate the two-fold monopoly in forensic science by mandating independent analyses of evidence through random selection testing performed by multiple laboratories.
https://bgc.pioneerinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/sheriff2.jpg 481 938 Editorial Staff http://bgc.pioneerinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/logotext_360x70.png Editorial Staff2015-05-26 14:43:042015-07-15 15:07:39Inmate Vocational Training, Improved Re-entry Programs and Officer Magnet School Win 2015 Better Government Competition
Top Criminal Justice Reform Proposals To Be Highlighted at June…
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Former Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis to Keynote 2015…
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For 2015, Pioneer Institute seeks innovative ideas to reform America’s troubled criminal justice system by reexamining policies that have driven mass incarceration and resulted in significant fiscal and human costs. Competitive proposals will include creative approaches to reducing the state and federal prison population, reducing recidivism, and addressing racial disparities in the criminal and juvenile justice systems.