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Reintegration conference Oct. 1 at cathedral
August 9th, 2016

Sister Helen Prejean is featured speaker at the 2016 Re-entry Conference and Resource Fair, Oct. 1, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the St. Mary’s Cathedral Event Center, sponsored by the archdiocesan restorative justice ministry of the Archdiocese of San Francisco.


The event is free and continental breakfast and lunch are provided.


Those invited to attend include formerly incarcerated people (adults and teens); non-profit advocates and providers working with incarcerated people; law enforcement professionals, probation and corrections staff; victim services; educational; religious and social institutions; Department of Justice agencies; health services; housing employment and legal rights.


The goals of the conference are to: Offer formerly incarcerated people the best resources available to support their post-release needs; network and build positive relationships among Bay Area advocates and community service providers supporting re-entry services; discuss social reintegration challenges, opportunities and steps to support people in re-entry; and assemble concerned people to learn about important laws that affect people who are undergoing the re-entry process.


Registration is required at www.reentryaction.org. Walk-ins are accepted but lunch is guaranteed only to those who register in advance.


For sponsorship or more information, contact Julio Escobar at (415) 861-9579 or email
escobarj@sfarchdiocese.org.


From August 11, 2016 issue of Catholic San Francisco.






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