The power of art to inspire, comfort, and stretch the imagination is something all people can benefit from—not just those who can find their way to a museum, pay for a concert ticket, or hire a piano teacher for their children. Philanthropy can help increase access, nourish the artistic spirit, and support Vermont's creative economy at a time when it hasn't fully rebounded from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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