Family Ties Inspire Robert White’s Policies Helping Returning Citizens | Washington City Paper

November 15, 2018
  • D.C. Policy Center
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On November 15, 2018, the Washington City Paper mentioned the D.C. Policy Center’s research on the life outcomes of D.C.’s returning citizens:

A 2018 analysis of data by the D.C. Policy Center found that at least 43 percent of the nearly 10,000 people supervised by the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency were unemployed. Among the most prominent predictors of employment were housing status and intensity of supervision.

Read more: Family Ties Inspire Robert White’s Policies Helping Returning Citizens

Related: Obstacles to employment for returning citizens in D.C.

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