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Criminal Justice

Employment Challenges

Once justice-involved individuals re-enter society, there are numerous barriers to gain employment that often force them to make difficult decisions.

Financial Health and Criminal Justice: The Stories of Justice-Involved Individuals and Their Families

The Financial Health Network presents a look into how one’s financial health impacts their ability to navigate the U.S. criminal justice system, and how their involvement in that system impacts their financial health. In partnership with the University of Southern California’s (USC) Center for Economic and Social Research, we interviewed 36 individuals who shared their multifaceted experiences with the criminal justice system, highlighting multiple areas ripe for innovation.

A Broken Criminal Justice System Impacts Financial Health, Too

By Josh Sledge, Senior Director and Arjun Kaushal, Associate, Financial Health Network The tragic murder of George Floyd at the hands of police has once again brought the inequities of the criminal justice system into focus. The violence captured on film has rightfully drawn a passionate response, as protestors demand justice for Floyd and an…