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Dr. Joshua Cochran Keynote Speaker at Strong Voices/Strong Subjects

Prisoner ReentryDr. Joshua Cochran, Criminology, will be the keynote speaker at Strong Voices/Strong Subjects April 3rd event, sponsored by Project 180 Reentry, which focuses on prisoner reentry.  Dr. Cochran is the co-author, with Dr. Daniel Mears, of the recently published  Sage monograph, entitled, "Prisoner reentry in the era of mass incaceration".  A comprehensive examination of prisoner reentry. Drs. Cochran and Mears detail the challenges confronting released prisoners and provide an evidence-based blueprint for successfully reintegrating offenders into the community. 

Project 189 Reentry, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is a reentry program for male prisoners in Florida. Their goal is to reduce the impact of repeat offenders upon public safety, public spending, Florida families and individual lives.  

For tickets to the event: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/strong-voicesstrong-subjects-2015-tickets-15809226823.

Mears, Daniel P. and Joshua C. Cochran. (2015.)  Prisoner Reentry in the Era of Mass Incarceration.  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications.  ISBN 9781483316727.    

To learn more about this and other projects, contact Dr. Cochran at jccochran@usf.edu.