National Reentry Resource Center
DOJ Training area of focus: Second Chance Act Grantees
The National Reentry Resource Center provides education, training, and technical assistance to states, tribes, territories, local governments, service providers, non-profit organizations, and corrections institutions working on prisoner reentry. The NRRC's mission is to advance the reentry field through knowledge transfer and dissemination and to promote evidence-based best practices.
Established in 2008 by the Second Chance Act (Public Law 110-199), the NRRC is administered by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice, and is a project of the Council of State Governments Justice Center, along with key project partners including the Urban Institute, the Association of State Correctional Administrators, and the American Probation and Parole Association.
Reentry into tribal communities presents unique challenges because of the ways in which local, state, federal, and tribal criminal justice systems intersect in Indian Country. Federally recognized Indian tribes have long had the authority to maintain their own criminal justice mechanisms to ensure public safety and resolve conflicts among community members. This authority extends to law enforcement and community supervision, but also impacts other fields important to reentry success. Because of the distinctive ways in which all these systems must work together, reentry within tribal communities merits special attention.
- A one-stop, interactive source of current, evidence-based, and user-friendly reentry information.
- Individualized, targeted technical assistance for Second Chance Act grantees.
- Training, distance learning, and knowledge development to support grantees and advance the reentry field.
NRRC provides Training and Technical Assistance to states, federally recognized Indian tribes, territories, local governments, service providers, nonprofit organizations, and corrections institutions working on prisoner reentry.
The Council of State Governments Justice Center
The National Reentry Resource Center
100 Wall Street, 20th Floor
New York, NY 10005