Green ReEntry


spring 2015Support to formerly incarcerated individuals facing barriers to employment has been a cornerstone of IMAN’s work since its inception. Through Green ReEntry, IMAN provides transitional housing, life skills training, and workforce development in the field of green construction for formerly incarcerated men.

A 2011 study conducted by the Pew Center on States, measured the rate of recidivism in Illinois at 51.7 percent over a three-year period, The national average was 45.4 percent. To address the root causes of recidivism, IMAN incorporates an integrated team approach to meet the needs of the whole person, which include the physical, mental, spiritual, and social.

For more information, contact Green ReEntry Coordinator Matthew Ramadan at