One-third of the 51,000 Ohio prisoners are serving time for non-violent crimes.
RBN has identified the following communities as areas that individuals returning back to local communities have to conduct their lives in and through in order to maintain balance.
RBN identifies and develops resources and staff to address the needs within each of these communities.
Barriers to Successful Reentry
Effective reentry requires a holistic approach with a set of practices,
which link offenders as they move from the inside out
and engage communities from the outside in.
- Terry Collins, former ODRC Director
1 in 31 US adults are in the penal system. 1 in 25 adults in Ohio are in the penal system (PEW). 1/2 of 51,000 Ohio prisoners are serving time for nonviolent crimes. 11,524 Stark County adults are currently in the penal system: prison, jail, parole, probation. 1,500+ per year are returning from prison to Stark County ~~whether we are ready or not.