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INSIDE: Reentry 2030 launches in Nebraska; Insights from first national housing symposium; and more.

February 15, 2024 | Edited by Aisha Jamil


Reentry 2030’s Newest State: Nebraska!

Photo Credit: Courtney Fields

Reentry 2030 has launched in its next state, Nebraska! In partnership with The Council of State Governments Justice Center and the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs’ Bureau of Justice Assistance, Nebraska plans to further their commitment to Reentry 2030’s foundational goals of successful reintegration for every person by creating a statewide reentry council and increasing economic mobility, Medicaid access, and educational and employment opportunities.


Breaking Barriers to Reentry Housing: Highlights from the National Reentry Housing Symposium

Photo Credit: Sarah Kelley

During the first national reentry housing symposium, three themes emerged for ways that federal, state, and local leaders can act immediately to address reentry housing challenges. Learn more about these strategies and leader commitments to achieving zero returns to homelessness. 


Denver’s Joint Effort in a Police-Mental Health Collaboration

In the podcast Justice Today, Carleigh Sailon from the CSG Justice Center discusses Denver's innovative approach to enhancing behavioral health responses. Denver law enforcement collaborates with mental health clinicians, ensuring police can concentrate on crime reduction while connecting people experiencing mental health crises with appropriate treatment.  


Resetting the Record: The Facts on Hiring People with Criminal Histories 

This brief from the RAND Corporation counters some prevailing myths and misperceptions that employers have that prevent them from hiring people who have criminal records. 


February 29: Six Lessons Learned for Advancing Racial Equity at the Intersection of Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health

This webinar will host a panel discussion on promoting racial equity within the nexus of criminal justice and behavioral health. 


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