and a fund to help pay for families who cannot afford fare. We have been told by 2 van owners that fares will be reduced if vans are filled and that will be coordinators main job
- one paid coordinator, rest volunteers, and funding for materials/Volunteers line up supports for prisoners, help them in transition, find mentors while in prison- probably good to have someone funded who works at Project Return or with EXPO- should be an ex-prisoner. ALL old law prisoners would be eligible for program, and TIS as they come up for release. /could possibly be part of UM LAIP or WIP-or an adjacent program.
grant for coordinator and supplies needed
Washington State has a program that is worth studying:
2014 Introduction: How Swift and Certain Sanctions Changed Community Supervision in Washington State : https://ffupstuff.files.wordpress.com/2018/11/wa-state-new-program-swift-sanctions.pdf
summary of evaluation - 2 pages
2)And this is the 73 page evaluation of Washington’s program: https://ffupstuff.files.wordpress.com/2018/11/wa-sac-evaluation.pdf
Here are links to what we have now:
1) WI present supervision rules:
3) which brought about the 2016 guidelines which we believe are too vague and as voluntary guidelines, are generally not followed :
Also, again, prisoners have the best ideas because they have gone through it. Any rules you come up with should reviewed by them- I think of prisoner litigators I work with as guides.
Here is power point of center at TCI, Fond du Lac.