News & Updates
March 27, 2022: Two new bills that aim to reduce housing insecurity among the formerly incarcerated were recently introduced in the California State Assembly
December 19, 2019: America’s high incarceration rates are a well-known facet of contemporary political conversations. Mentioned far less often is what happens to the nearly 700,000 former prisoners who rejoin society each year...
October 18, 2019: Harding discusses the challenges of prisoner reentry and reintegration and what can be done to improve the wellbeing of the formerly incarcerated and their families.
October 10, 2019: Morenoff speaks at a Congressional Briefing on the fiscal and human implications of high incarceration rates—drawn from analysis of state and federal statistics as well as the lived experiences of the recently incarcerated. Sponsored by the Population Association of American and the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management.
June 14, 2019: Our parole system focuses on control and punishment. What about reintegration? Those who invest in improving themselves after release should be supported and rewarded.
April 10, 2019. Harding testifies in the California State Assembly Education Committee on SB575, which would remove the prohibition on incarcerated individuals receiving CalGrants, the state's primary mechanism for awarding need-based financial aid for college.
March 15, 2019: Criminal justice reform must do more than shrink prison populations. Reversing the harms that have been created by decades of mass incarceration and an overly punitive and racially-biased criminal justice system requires more than reversing past policy mistakes