How Work Reduces Recidivism and Ends The Cycle of Crime
Ex-offenders who went through the Work First Foundation Baltimore Re-Entry Program have a 20% recidivism rate compared to a 67% national rate. The Foundation has identified that work steers people away from falling back into a life of crime, and is eager to replicate this model on a national scale.
The Work First Foundation continues to review criminal justice reform and employment as an alternative to bail and incarceration. The Foundation recognizes employment as a potential alternative to an antiquated bail system.