Movement for a Culture of Peace—Critical Issues for Returning Citizens

Movement for a Culture of Peace presents the second of a two-part series on the correctional system in Delaware:

OUTSIDE: Critical Issues for Returning Citizens

Public Panel and Open Discussion
Satruday, April 1   9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Trinity Episcopal Church
1108 North Adams St., Wilmington 19801
(parking on 11th Street)

The forum will address the following critical questions:

  • What is the Corrections system doing to prepare prisoners for re-entry in society?
  • What are the critical needs of returning citizens?
  • How can we reduce recidivism?
  • Is the Probation system effective?  How can it be improved?
  • What are churches and nonprofits doing to help returning citizens? Are they effective?
  • Are there particular classes of offenders (such as those convicted of sex crimes) who have more difficult issues about re-entry?

 Panelists will include:

Bishop G.E. Gordon – My Brethren Ministries’ Reconnect Program
John Kornegay – Small Business Owner, Returned Citizen
Corie Priest, In-Reach Coordinator, Achievement Center
Priscilla Turgon, Executive Director, Project New Start

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