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Your gift will help Dismas provide a safe and supportive home for individuals who are working to rebuild their lives and their relationships with friends, families, and neighbors after incarceration. Thank you in advance for your generous support. Dismas depends on its donors and volunteer support to maintain our mission. Since 1986, we have been dedicated to helping individuals who have been through the corrections system readjust to society once again.
Vermont Community Foundation's Insight Hub Brief
Recidivism is the tendency of a person convicted of a crime to reoffend. In Vermont, over 40 percent of people released from correctional facilities go back on new convictions or violations within three years.
Philanthropy can disrupt this destructive cycle and help set up people for success after incarceration. Our new Insight Hub brief shares three strategies that should be top-of-mind for charitable individuals.
IN THIS BRIEF, DISCOVER:
Three actions to improve the success of Vermonters leaving the corrections system
Data on Vermont's correctional facilities census and recidivism rates
Testimonials from experts on what works and why