January 1, 2009
In this chapter of the Anthology, Will Bunch, a journalist with the Philadelphia Daily News, looks at Health Link, an early prisoner re-entry program that ran between 1992 and 2002 and was funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The program tested the idea of caseworkers helping recently released inmates with jobs, education, health, housing and other social services.
May 1, 2005
The Family Life Center, based in Providence, R.I., and founded to help recently released ex-offenders and their families' transition back into the community after release from prison, opened its doors in 2003.