The mission of the Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is to spur innovation and improve practice in the field of reentry by advancing knowledge; translating research into effective policy and service delivery; and fostering effective partnerships between criminal justice and non-criminal justice disciplines.
The PRI works towards this mission by focusing its efforts on the following types of projects and activities:
– Developing, Managing, and Evaluating Innovative Reentry Projects.
– Providing Practitioners and Policymakers with Cutting Edge Tools and Expertise.
– Promoting Education Opportunities for Currently and Formerly Incarcerated Individuals.
– Identifying Opportunities and Building Collaboration Across Fields and Disciplines.