Research at Florida State University’s College of Social Work Examines Internal and External Barriers of Reentry

The second of four reports from a groundbreaking study conducted by the Institute for Justice Research and Development (IJRD) at Florida State University’s College of Social Work, led by Dr. Carrie Pettus-Davis, was released earlier this week. The second quarterly report provides additional information on the internal and external barriers facing formerly incarcerated individuals, focusing on the psychological toll of reentry, the impact on reentry on family members, and the different ways men and women experience re-entry.

Launched in May 2018, the multi-state, multi-site trial is testing the effectiveness of the innovative 5-Key Model for Reentry in 50 prisons across the nation. Learn more about the Charles Koch Foundation’s support of Pettus-Davis’ research here, and read more about the findings of the first report here.

11-11-2019 02:46pm

Are Americans still capable of working with each other? Public Agenda and USA Today launch new research, reporting initiative to find out.

Public Agenda and USA Today's Hidden Common Ground 2020 initiative will explore the ways in which divisiveness undermines the ability of Americans to talk and work together to address pressing problems.

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11-05-2019 08:23am

Miami University’s Menard Family Center for Democracy to Enhance Understanding of America’s ‘Civic Health’

The Menard Family Center for Democracy will create new learning opportunities for students and enhance public understanding of the institutions, ideas, and practices that invigorate civic life.

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11-01-2019 11:02am

Cornell University’s Center on Infrastructure Policy to Expand Engagement Initiatives 

The Cornell Program in Infrastructure Policy (CPIP) at Cornell University has a history of developing innovative policy solutions to improve critical infrastructure in the United States.

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