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Supportive housing for the formerly incarcerated
Ignacio House is a house of studies for up to 24 formerly incarcerated individuals. The house offers supportive living services, scholarships to local universities, and job opportunities with local employers
Why we are taking action
Percentage of inmates with access to college classes in NYS
New York State Bar Association Special Committee on Re-Entry, January 2016.
Percentage of parolees returning to NYC from state prison who are re-arrested within 3 years
Recidivism among Parolees in New York City – Center for Court Innovation, November 2011.
Percentage of people released from city jails each year into homelessness or unstable housing
Preventing Homelessness Among People Leaving Prison -- Vera Institute of Justice, December 2003
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