The CFPB released this Guide as part of its Your Money, Your Goals financial empowerment resources. The guide is designed to help frontline staff address the unique financial challenges of individuals involved in the criminal justice system.
Toolkits and Resources
This toolkit contains strategies provided by formerly incarcerated students for supporting them during the pandemic.
This toolkit provides strategies and tips for serving students incarcerated in local county jails.
“College is for Everyone” is a resource created by the Youth Law Center for students, program staff, and probation staff.
Free interactive toolkit created by Bank of America in partnership with Kahn Academy to help student save money and manage finances.
The FAQs were developed for community college students with an arrest or conviction record to learn about their rights and responsibilities when seeking employment with a local California community college.
This is a toolkit for formerly incarcerated students in California Community Colleges. It was created based on input from formerly incarcerated students throughout California.
College in Jail Toolkit: How to Build a Successful Partnership Between a Sheriff’s Department and a Community College
This toolkit will assist California’s community colleges and Sheriff’s Departments as they build partnerships to provide college education inside county jails.
This fact sheet outlines how California Probation Officers can utilize local community colleges to support the individuals under their supervision toward better job prospects, higher incomes, and lower likelihoods of recidivism.
This toolkit includes essential program elements and services, no- and low-cost strategies, and student input regarding on-campus programs for formerly incarcerated students.