Building a future!: A Reentry Program Forever
September 21 | 1:30-2:30 PM | Room 2582
Goodwill has been awarded a $1.36 million federal grant to provide training, case management, mentoring, and employment services to incarcerated adults transitioning back into the community. Goodwill will serve approximately 170 men and women who are in work release programs, recovery houses, and residential release centers. They have placed many individuals back into the work force. In addition, the program is operated by all restored citizens who have served time incarcerated.
· Describe the program that Goodwill will introduce as a result of federal grant funding
· Describe the reasons and importance of effectively integrating citizens returning from prison back into the community
About the Presenters
Karyn McConnell obtained her Juris Doctor from Case Western Reserve University School of Law. She maintained a general law practice for 9 years until 2007. Her fire was lit to work in the field of re-entry while incarcerated for Aggravated Theft in 2008. Karyn is the Employment Program Coordinator for Goodwill.