Many individuals returning to their communities after incarceration will experience difficulty managing even basic ingredients of successful reintegration—reconnecting with jobs, housing and their families, and accessing needed resources for substance abuse and health care treatment. The cycle of incarceration and reentry into society carries the potential for profound adverse consequences for returning citizens, their families, and communities. But just as the potential costs are great, so too are the opportunities for interventions that could increase the chances of success and decrease recidivism.

MnPRA connects formerly incarcerated individuals with resources such as life skills development programs and workforce development programs.

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