Engaging Fathers for Successful Reentry: Research, Tips, Best Practices

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Year Published
2011
Author (Organization)
National Fatherhood Initiative
Resource Type
Fact Sheet

Successful reentry is one of the greatest challenges facing America today and, especially the future of our children. The greatest predictor of whether a child will wind up in prison is whether his parent(s)— namely, the father—was in prison. Despite the many daunting challenges that fathers face upon their release, connecting them with their children and family is perhaps the most strategic one to address because it breaks the generational nature of crime and incarceration.

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