Reentry Resource Center: New York
Welcome to the New York State-based support network and information clearinghouse on prison, reentry, and the consequences of criminal proceedings. Attorneys, social service providers, policy advocates, individuals with criminal records, family, and community members are encouraged to join for full access to the online resource library, monthly mailings, and calendar updates. Click here for the national site.
Where do I begin?
- Need a lawyer? Get help here.
- If you or a family member is incarcerated, read our People's Guide, Criminal Process Overview, and Guide to Consequences of Criminal Charges.
- If you are a lawyer, browse our resource Library, Quick Links (below), or Resources of the Week.
- If you are service provider, view our events calendar and read our Library's relevant subject areas: Education, Employment, Immigration, Family, Housing, and Health.
- Want more resources? Create an account or take a tour of the site.
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Resource of the Week
April 21, 2014
Since 2009, more than 30 states have reformed existing drug laws and sentencing practices, passing nearly 50 bills in one or a combination of the following five areas: 1) mandatory penalties, 2) drug sentencing schemes, 3) early release mechanisms, 4) community-based sanctions, and 5) collateral consequences. In this report, Vera’s Center on Sentencing and Corrections summarizes each state-level legislative change.
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