Research Report Effective Reentry Programs
Christy Visher
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Christy Visher, a principal research associate in the Urban Institute's Justice Policy Center, comments on a recent evaluation of an evidence-based prisoner reentry program, Project Greenlight in New York State. Although the program was carefully designed, a rigorous evaluation found that the program did not reduce recidivism among prisoner participants. Visher offers some thoughts on the implementation of future reentry programs and their evaluation.
Research Areas Crime, justice, and safety
Tags Corrections Reentry and community supervision
Policy Centers Justice Policy Center