Employability Assessment Training Curriculum Prepared for the NYS Division of Parole


In 1987 The New York State Division of Parole engaged Vera to work with the DOP in developing a larger supply of short-term jobs for parolees returning to New York City and to enhance the capacity of line parolees to make referrals to appropriate support service and job placement programs.


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People in Jail and Prison in Spring 2021

Vera Institute of Justice (Vera) researchers collected data on the number of people in local jails and state and federal prisons throughout 2020 and into spring 2021. Vera researchers estimated the incarcerated population using a sample of approximately 1,600 jail jurisdictions, 50 states, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, the U.S. Marshals Service (U ...

  • Jacob Kang-Brown, Chase Montagnet, Jasmine Heiss
June 07, 2021