KPRC: These Houston-area groups rehabilitate, help former inmates to prevent re-incarceration

Thank you KPRC/Channel 2 in Houston for featuring the Center for Justice Research’s research in their article on reentry after incarceration. From the article: 

“According to the Texas Criminal Justice Coalition, more than 70,000 people return to the community from Texas prisons each year. More than 1 million people cycle through Texas county jails according to the Center for Justice Research at Texas Southern University.

But when they return to society, formerly incarcerated people often struggle with a lack of access to jobs, housing and getting help for issues that didn’t go away during their incarceration like treatment for addiction and mental health issues.”

Read the full article here.