“Sam Schaeffer is the head of CEO. They work with about 8,000 returning citizens each year in 12 different states. They have provided this assistance to over 10,000 people.
‘Those three payments are meant to be that booster that helps someone in those really difficult first three months when they’re coming home, those three months where they will probably face some of the steepest barriers to reentry. It gives them an ability to get back on their feet, support themselves and their family.’”