Formerly incarcerated individuals are important leaders in the movement for cost-effective and evidence-based policies that focus on promoting safety, saving taxpayer dollars, and reducing the state’s over-reliance on incarceration. They make invaluable contributions to the discussion on how to achieve a safer and more justice Michigan.
Safe & Just Michigan frequently meet with formerly incarcerated leadership to promote strategies that create second chances for people returning to the community from prison or jail.
New safety solutions
Safe & Just Michigan is proud to partner with formerly incarcerated leaders and their families as we work together to ensure all who are released from prison or jail have a meaningful second chance at living a productive life.
By increasing our investment in education, job training, and public health services for prisoners and formerly incarcerated people we help create safe and thriving communities.
- Read: Business leaders call for reforms: We want to hire more parolees, Safe & Just Michigan (formerly CAPPS)
- Read: Bills expand employment opportunities in the healthcare industry, Safe & Just Michigan (formerly CAPPS)
- Read: House calls to end longstanding backlog of mental health evaluations, Safe & Just Michigan (formerly CAPPS)
- Download: What Works: Effective Recidivism Reduction and Risk-Focused Prevention Programs, Colorado Division of Criminal Justice