The FIRST STEP Act is now law, but how will it affect America’s incarcerated? And what are our next steps?
In-prison educational programs are an effective part of the reentry process, reducing a participant's chance of returning to prison by 43 percent. Even so, Many federal prisons do not have sufficient programming.
The purpose of the Prison Reform and Redemption Act is to provide federal prisons with programming that will not only benefit the lives of prisoners but also reduce our nation's recidivism rate and improve public safety.