Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Social Work


School of Social Work

First Advisor

Taylor, Stanley

Second Advisor

Eggleston, Carolyn

Third Advisor

McCaslin, Rosemary


The purpose of the study was to examine the knowledge of parolees regarding their voting rights. Further, the purpose of the study was to determine if ex-parolees will vote once educated about their voting rights. In California individuals that have been released from parole are eligible to vote. The qualifications for individuals to participate in this study were the participants had to have discharged parole and graduated from Cal State San Bernardino Reentry Initiative. This study surveyed 25 participants that graduated from the Cal State Reentry Initiative and discharged parole. Cal State San Bernardino Reentry Initiative focuses on providing services to serious, violent, and sexual offenders to increase community safety and decrease recidivism.

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