Hope for Success
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.