The Effectiveness of Reentry Programs

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Lindsay Thomas
Gary Dick

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By Lindsay Thomas, Social Work


Advisor: Gary Dick



Presentation ID: 76


Abstract: Recidivism in the United States is a major issue that affects all Americans. The United States has the third highest recidivism rate out of all countries in the world. According to the World Population Review, in the United States, there are 331,002,651 incarcerated. Reentry programs play a large role in the trajectory of offender's success in society. The population focus in this study will be graduates of the Life Learning Center, a reentry facility, who have committed drug related crimes and are in recovery. This descriptive study follows the success of graduates of LLC and whether they believe this reentry program was effective or not.

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Social (In)Justice