We recently posted several new reports and resources related to reentry on our Publications & Policy Information page. Here are brief summaries of these new resources. Click to links to read the reports!
Substance Use & Housing National Leadership Forum Convening Report by CSH and the National Council for Behavioral Health
For the past year, a broad cross-section of policy leaders from across the nation have been meeting as the Substance Use and Housing National Leadership Forum to develop a strategic vision and concrete action steps to bring promising practices and service integration practices to scale for people with substance use disorders. This report highlights their recommendations for action.
Fair Housing Disparate Impact Claims Based on the Use of Criminal and Eviction Records in Tenant Screening Policies by Merf Ehman, Institute Project of Columbia Legal Services
This resource provides litigation guidance on fair housing disparate impact claims based on the use of criminal and eviction records in tenant screening policies. It includes useful information and citations for further resources.
Who Pays? The True Cost of Incarceration on Families by the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, Forward Together, and Research Action Design
Last week, the Ella Baker Center, Forward Together, Research Action Design, and 20 other organizations across the country launched Who Pays? The True Cost of Incarceration on Families. The report reveals the overwhelming debt, mental and physical ailments and severed family bonds that are some of the hidden consequences of mass incarceration in the United States. It suggests family-centered reforms.