Second Chances, Safer Counties: Workforce Development & Reentry

Feb. 23, 2016 , 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
2016 NACo Legislative Conference
Educational Workshop Block IV, Lincoln 2 (Exhibition Level)

As sentencing reforms at the state and federal levels lead to the release of individuals and/or direct more individuals to county-­‐level justice systems, counties need to implement programs and policies that address the many needs and challenges faced by formerly incarcerated individuals. This workshop will share the results of NACo’s latest research report on effective reentry programs and provide examples of successful approaches that reduce recidivism through collaboration between government, non-­‐profit organizations, treatment providers, and education and workforce development systems.