Mayor Johnson lists reducing recidivism as part of his community safety plan. In that spirit, his office has launched a collaboration between the Department of Family and Support Services, Cara Collective and Lawndale Christian Legal Center to fast-track housing and employment services to people getting out of Cook County Jail and state prisons.
Reset learns more about this collaboration and how it works.
GUESTS: Brandie Knazze, commissioner, Chicago Department of Family and Support Services
Matthew McFarland, vice president of procedural justice and residential workforce development, Lawndale Christian Legal Center
Joel Pomerenk, chief financial officer, Cara Collective