Hope for Success

Hope For Success A Look At Unemployment

Hope for Success: Returning Home

The Commission on Equity and Opportunity was commissioned to research, analyze and submit reports to the CT General Assembly regarding employment opportunities and housing options for persons re-entering the community after incarceration.

The Commission researched employment opportunities for the formerly incarcerated; gathered and studied data from interviews with persons who were formerly incarcerated and released a report: Hope For Success – A Look at Employment Opportunities For The Reentry Community.

The Commission also spearheaded a formal statewide legislative dialogue about housing options for persons re-entering the community after incarceration. “Listening Tours” were held around the state seeking feedback from people reentering the community about their experiences seeking permanent housing. The Commission released the report: Hope For Success: Returning Home.