Vermont needs additional housing of all types. An important piece of the puzzle is the creation of homeownership opportunities for the missing middle—buyers who don't qualify for income-restricted housing programs but can't afford market-rate homes. Philanthropy can help preserve Vermont's high homeownership rate with strategies that target middle income buyers.
Recidivism is the tendency of a person convicted of a crime to reoffend. In Vermont, over 40 percent of people released from correctional facilities go back on new convictions or violations within three years.
Philanthropy can disrupt this destructive cycle and help set up people for success after incarceration. Our new Insight Hub brief shares three strategies that should be top-of-mind for charitable individuals.
Hear Matt discuss how he has benefited from living at the Burlington Dismas House after incarceration. Download the brief to learn more.
IN THIS BRIEF, DISCOVER:
- Three actions to improve the success of Vermonters leaving the corrections system
- Data on Vermont's correctional facilities census and recidivism rates
- Testimonials from experts on what works and why