The Association of Reentry Professionals is a not-for-profit membership organization that seeks to be the leader in advocating excellence in reentry practices and procedures and to foster the development and growth of Reentry Professionals.
To promote ethical standards and foster and implement the growth, development, and professionalism of Reentry Professionals and to enhance the quality of services that impact the reentry process to improve community safety and reduce recidivism.
Foster development and growth of reentry professionals committed to preserving and enhancing reentry.
Establish a code of ethics and professional practices.
Promote member adherence to a professional code of ethical standards and practices.
Provide training opportunities for reentry professionals.
Collect, research, publish, and disseminate historical, managerial, and technical information regarding reentry.
Implement programs that ensure cultural and social diversity in our membership and leadership.
Promote public understanding of the concerns of reentry.
Conduct activities that maintain advocacy favorable to reentry.
Enlist, organize, and support members to achieve our purpose.
Foster cooperation, knowledge exchange, and education among reentry professionals.
Provide a valid and reliable certification program for reentry.
Unselfish dedication to the success of the organization.
Empathy, kindness and concern for the people and their needs.
Dignity and Respect
Maintaining ones self-worth while honoring the value of all.
Equitable, impartial treatment of all.
Representing oneself and the organization truthfully.
Acting in accordance with our core values.
Allegiance to the people and the organization, even in the face of adversity.
Publicly recognizing and celebrating our accomplishments.
Making information known and accessible at the earliest possible point.
Inspiring the confidence of others.
The average age for someone incarcerated is 37 years old, 91% are male, 39% are African-American, 34% are Caucasian, and 27% are Hispanic.