The executive summary of From Options to Action summarizes the six practical steps outlined in the full report for achieving a more coordinated, comprehensive approach to reentry at the city level:
Getting the Lay of the Land details the planning phases of citywide reentry initiatives, from identifying stakeholders to using data to understand how to invest resources.
Assembling a Task Force suggests essential elements for ensuring the effectiveness of a citywide task force, including establishing a clear set of goals, timeline and measures of success.
Making Collaboration Work explores strategies for coordinating among city agencies; county, state and government; and community- and faith-based organizations.
Addressing City-Level Barriers to Employment encourages city leaders to take a comprehensive inventory of legal barriers to employment and ensure their own hiring practices do not discriminate unfairly against those with a criminal record.
Engaging the Business Community addresses strategies for working closely with the private sector to create employment opportunities for formerly incarcerated people.
Taking It to the Next Level suggests state and federal policy changes that city leaders may seek to influence.
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Title: From Options to Action: A Roadmap for City Leaders to Connect Formerly Incarcerated Individuals to Work Executive Summary
Publication date 2008-05-01
Publication Year 2008
, Renata Cobbs Fletcher
, Laura E. Johnson
, individuals to work
, public private ventures
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