Roadmap for Promoting Health and Justice: A Smarter, More Effective National Drug and Alcohol Policy
This landmark 2016 report from LAC’s Arthur Liman Policy Institute provides a comprehensive and detailed set of recommendations for improving our national drug and alcohol policies to improve health and public safety and save lives and resources.
Blueprint for Criminal Justice Reform in New York City
The ATI & Reentry Coalition presents this “Blueprint for Criminal Justice Reform in New York City,” a comprehensive plan for improving how New York City’s criminal justice system diverts individuals from incarceration as early and often as possible, and assists those who have been incarcerated or under community supervision to succeed in reentering their communities. This Blueprint is rooted in the Coalition members’ vast experience providing a wide range of diversion and reentry services, as well as intensive consultation with city officials, the City Council, directly affected individuals and families, and other service providers and advocates.
After Prison: Roadblocks to Reentry
This report and interactive map provide a thorough analysis and grade report of state laws and policies that serve as legal barriers to reentry.
National H.I.R.E. Network
For additional resources related to employment and criminal record barriers, please visit Legal Action Center’s National H.I.R.E. Network website.
Helping Justice-Involved Individuals with Substance Use & Mental Health Disorders: Understanding How Laws, Regulations, & Policies Affect their Opportunities (2016)
The webinar series, Helping Justice-Involved Individuals with Substance Use & Mental Health Disorders: Understanding How Laws, Regulations, & Policies Affect their Opportunities was sponsored by SAMHSA to provide an overview of federal and state laws in New Jersey and New York and that make it difficult for people with criminal records and substance use disorders to obtain employment, housing and education.
Advocacy Toolkit: How to Use Byrne Justice Assistance Grants
This toolkit helps providers obtain federal Byrne JAG funds to support alternatives to incarceration (ATI), reentry, and substance use treatment and prevention services.
Advocacy Toolkit: Primary Funding Streams Available to Assist People with Criminal Records
This toolkit provides information on the variety of funding streams that help individuals with criminal records make a successful transition into employment and stability.