Work After Prison: One-Year Findings from the Transitional Jobs Reentry Demonstration
MDRC, October 2010
279 Pages Posted: 19 Mar 2011 Last revised: 22 Jul 2011
The Transitional Jobs Reentry Demonstration is testing a program that provides temporary subsidized jobs, support services, and job placement help to former prisoners in four mid-western cities. This report describes how the demonstration was implemented and assesses how the transitional jobs programs affected employment and recidivism during the first year after people entered the project.
Keywords: prisoner reentry, transitional jobs, random assignment evaluation
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