Prison Industrial Complex

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Mapping The Way Home: Reducing Barriers to Women’s Reentry After Prison
by Patricia O’Brien


O’Brien describes the difficulties that women face in returning to the community after prison. She addresses the major areas of concern in women’s reentry: relationships with their families and children, housing, relationships, substance abuse and recovery, and employment. For each of these areas, O’Brien lists specific policy changes that could have a positive effect on women’s abilities to rebuild their lives upon their return.