Identifying employment barriers people commonly face after exiting prison or jail and how to help individuals pursue — and maintain — family-supporting jobs.    

The job market can be brutal for formerly incarcerated adults, as well as their children and families, as they contend with instability and stress while struggling to secure employment.

This report covers the challenging terrains of incarceration, reentry and work. It draws on expert interviews, dozens of resources and two decades of strategic investments by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.