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REQUIREMENTS FOR SUCCESSFUL RE-ENTRY RESISTANCE COMMUNITY TO RECEPTIVITY RECIDIVISM DEGREE OF SUCCESS SERVICE IN THE INTEREST OF OTHERS…….. COMMUNITY INTERESTS VISIBLY DEMONSTRATES CONSTRUCTIVE ACCOUNTABILITY MEASURES SERVES AS RALLYING POINT TO IDENTIFY UNMET COMMUNITY NEEDS AND ENGAGES COMMUNITY IN A PLAN OF ACTION TO ADDRESS THOSE NEEDS BUILDS HUMAN AND PHYSICAL CAPITAL IMPROVES ECONOMIC VITALITY OF NEIGHBORHOODS IMPROVES WORKFORCE FOR LOCAL BUSINESSES CREATES SAFER ENVIRONMENTS SERVICE IN THE INTEREST OF OTHERS…….. PUBLIC POLICY INTERESTS PROVIDES A MEASURABLE MEANS TO DETERMINE RETURNS ON TAXES INVESTED IN PUBLIC SAFETY PROVIDES OPPORTUNITY TO DEMONSTRATE THAT RISK- APPROPRIATE OFFENDERS CAN BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE CONSTRUCTIVELY IN THE COMMUNITY PROVIDES A PUBLICLY SUPPORTED MECHANISM TO REDUCE RELIANCE ON INCARCERATION AND RE-INVEST SAVINGS IN PROVEN COMMUNITY BASED PREVENTION EFFORTS SERVICE IN THE INTEREST OF OTHERS…….. HIGHER INTERESTS EASES SUFFERING BUILDS GOODWILL ALLOWS PEOPLE TO EXPRESS HUMANITY BRINGS OUT THE BEST IN EVERYBODY DEVELOPS SENSE OF COMMUNITY ALLOWS FOR PEOPLE TO EARN REDEMPTION GRACEFULLY PROMPTS GOOD CITIZENSHIP THE CASE FOR CIVIC SERVICE AND SUCCESSFUL REINTEGRATION OF PEOPLE LEAVING PRISON REINTEGRATION OBSTACLES REPUTATION DEFICIT “Bankrupt Trust Accounts” ABSENCE OF ATTRACTIVE PORTFOLIO LIMITED/NON-EXISTENT REFERENCES LIMITED WORLD OF WORK SKILLS RESTITUTION OBLIGATIONS COURT-ORDERED COMMUNITY SERVICE REQUIREMENTS LACK OF COMMUNITY SUPPORT NETWORK CIVIC SERVICE AS AN ASSET FOR SUCCESSFUL REINTEGRATION PORTFOLIO RICH IN VOLUNTEERISM/SERVICE NEW REPUTATION AS A CONTRIBUTOR RESPECTED REFERENCES BASIC WORK SKILL MASTERY MEANS TO COMPLETE RESTITUTION/COMMUNITY SERVICE DEVELOPMENT OF RELIABLE SUPPORT NETWORK EARNED REDEMPTION The Cascades Center for Community Governance The Civic Justice Corps. . . Building healthier, safer communities with the talent, energy and contribution of people crrently or formerly incarcerated CIVIC JUSTICE CORPS DESIGN STRATEGY INSTITUTION ACCOUNTABILITY-BASED, SERVICE LEARNING PROGRAM CONTEXT SERVICE CORPS EXPERIENCE TO PRECEDE EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING SERVICES FAITH-BASED AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION INVOLVEMENT IN PLANNING/IMPLEMENTATION SERVICE CLUB/CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PARTICIPATION FOCUS ON NEIGHBORHOOD REVITALIZATION/ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PARTICIPANT INCENTIVES SIGNIFICANT MARKETING PROCESS AND OUTCOME EVALUATION CIVIC JUSTICE CORPS DEMONSTRATION CONSIDERATIONS COMMITMENT TO ACCOUNTABILITY- BASED, SERVICE LEARNING DEVELOPMENT OF REDEPLOYMENT STRATEGY IDENTIFICATION OF SUPPORTIVE/CAPABLE PILOT SITES: Portland, Oregon North Charleston, South Carolina Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council COMMUNITY PARTNER ALIGNMENT ACTIVE SYSTEM SUPPORT AND PARTICIPATION STIPEND FUND DEVELOPMENT TO SUPPORT SERVICE CORPS MEMBERS TRAINING AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PLAN GOOD Doing Time: Spectrum of Expectations and Roles High Degree of Short and Long- Citizen as Term Steward Community Benefits Citizen as Contributor Citizen as Recipient Citizen as Low Object Low Degree of Civic Engagement High Spectrum of Community Efficacy High Degree of Places Where Health Citizens and Share Safety Responsibility and protect Places with Each Other’s a Strong Health and Sense of Places Well-being Neighborhood Regarded as Identity Places Geographic Regarded as Locations or Low Problem Areas Centers CIVIC SERVICE Low Degree of Citizen Stewardship High REENTRY REPORT CARD (Draft) 1. Education Percent of people leaving prison No education qualification ____% who possess a GED, high school GED graduate ____% diploma, associates degree or High school diploma ____% college degree Associates degree ____% College degree ____% 2. Housing Percent of people leaving prison who At 30 days ____% reside in stable, affordable housing At 90 days ____% situations At 180 days ____% At 365 days ____% 3. Health Status % at time of release % to be in treatment within 30 days following release Percent of people leaving prison diagnosed to have health and mental Alcohol/Drug illness problems and percent who are addiction _____% _____% receiving treatment in the community Communicable Disease _____% _____% Mental Illness _____% _____% 4. Employment Percent employed at 30, 60, 90 day 30 days ____% intervals as evidenced by a W-2 form 60 days ____% 90 days ____% Percent who maintain employment in the ____% same trade or profession for at least one year Percent who are working in jobs where health ____% benefits are provided 5. Restorative Responsibilities Percent who have fulfilled restitution and Restitution ____% court-ordered community service Community service ____% responsibilities 6. Recidivism Percent who are cited by parole for Parole violation ___% violations and percent who are charged Misdemeanor offenses ___% by a prosecutor for misdemeanor and Felony offenses ___% felony offenses Percent returned to prison for violations Returned on violations ___% and convictions of new crimes Returned on new convictions ___% 7. Family Relationships Percent who report and are confirmed 30 days ___% by family members to be in positive 90 days ___% family relationships 180 days ___% 8. Civic Engagement Percent who have a verified relationship 30 days ___% with a faith-based and/or community 90 days ___% organization and percent who vote 180 days ___% (where allowed) in local, state, and federal elections Active voters ___% (where allowed) 9. Community Participation Total number of community members Volunteers _____ hrs value $_____ working in volunteer and service roles and value of that volunteerism and Service service to the community participants _____hrs value $_____ SERVICE LEARNING Making a connection between classroom – based study and service to the community. Helping youth understand the value of service for the good of themselves and their community. Service Learning Encourages youth to learn/develop through active participation Provides structured time for youth to think, talk and/or write about the activity Provides youth opportunities to use newly acquired skills and knowledge in real-life situations Extends learning into the community and helps foster the development and the sense of caring for others.
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