GOAL: To reduce recidivism through collaboration of community-based, faith-based, for-profit, not-for-profit, and government agencies that network, educate, nurture, train, and work with returning citizens (former prisoners) and their fthe families to prepare for successful transition into society as productive, law-abiding citizens of the community.
NM Correctional Statistics. Compared to the rest of the nation, NM has a 50% higher crime rate; 13% lower incarceration rate; about 30% lower rate for those on probation or parole; and a cost per inmate that is 11% higher than the rest of the country. Download the report from the National Institute on Corrections.
Connecting Children with Incarcerated Parents. Why is it so important to ensure that children have consistent contact with incarcerated parents? What are best practices? What are the important roles that everyone involved play? Answers in this brief from UNM's Children's Law Center.