Recovery LIVE: Criminal Justice System Impact on Marginalized Populations
Source: C4 Innovations
Resource Type: Video or Multimedia
Focus Population: BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), Peers, People with Criminal Justice System Involvement
Topics: Criminal or Juvenile Justice System, Experience of Racism, Discrimination, and Oppression, Homelessness, Housing Support, Post-discharge, Community Reentry
A criminal conviction limits employment prospects, access to public housing assistance, and social services. Further, systemic racism means that these barriers disproportionately affect people of color. This recorded webinar discusses the impact of mass incarceration, the school-to-prison pipeline, extreme sentencing, and collateral consequences for disenfranchised and marginalized populations, with a focus on the needs of women exiting the criminal justice system.