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New York Commission on Women’s Reentry Bill 


The Women’s Commission on Reentry would bring stakeholders to study the needs of women returning from New York’s jails and prisons. Specifically, the Commission would focus on challenges facing returning women and gender-responsive solutions in the following areas:

  • Physical and mental health care, substance use, and trauma
  • Housing
  • Employment and education
  • Family reunification
  • Domestic violence
  • Access to legal assistance and legal barriers to reentry
  • Integration/coordination of post-release supervision with community-based reentry services


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