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Welcome to Reentry Radio. The show will be with Real People where you’ll hear Real Talk about Reentry.
The show is Co-hosted by Jonathan Clark and Ed Garrett. Its purpose is to highlight reentry resources around the country. Our guests will be innovators in their area of Reentry work. They will have information that will make our goals in Reentry, easier to reach. Some of our guests are Living Reentry NOW! They’re doing Great Things in their respective communities. We just want to let everybody else know how well they’re doing. Maybe you know some people providing services to the Reentry population where you are. Call us. Tell us, Please. That’s why we’re doing the show!
In our inaugural show, we decided the topic should be “What is Reentry”. And we have a great guest to explain what Reentry is. He is one of the pioneers in the policy area of Reentry. His name is Rev. Eugene Williams, III. He works on Reentry policy in several states. His wealth of knowledge commands calls from community leaders around the country. So he is certainly qualified to explain and enlighten us about the question What is Reentry?
So thank you for joining us for our inaugural show…
Our Guest will be Susan Burton. Susan is the Executive Director of A New Way of Life, Reentry Project, in South Los Angeles.
Susan was recognized globally in 2010 as a CNN Top Ten Hero. This award spotlights everyday people who are changing the world. For the past 13 years, Susan has been serving Women coming from prison.
Susan will share some of her knowledge and experiences in her role as a veteran Service Provider in Reentry. She will tell us why group efforts to get things done, on the community level is more effective than individual efforts.
Johnny Strozier Keeping It Real - Censorship re Reentry Program discussed tonight. Call (347)857-3293 to speak on air.
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Illegal Reentry Offenses - This report analyzes data collected by the United States Sentencing Commission concerning cases
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Reentry involves programs targeted at promoting the effective reintegration of offenders back to communities upon release from prison and jail. Reentry programming, often involves a comprehensive case management approach and is intended to assist offenders in acquiring the life skills needed to succeed in the community and become law-abiding citizens. A variety of programs are used to assist offenders in the reentry process, including prerelease programs, drug rehabilitation and vocational training, and work programs.
Tune in to Reentry Radio and be prepared to take down information about reentry programming in your area.
Dr. Bradford will talk to us about:
Online Resources Potential Funding Sources Official Identification Post-Incarceration Dr. Jannett Bradford has served as a full-time Federal employee since February, 2001. Her federal civilian experience includes conducting training needs assessments, curriculum development, strategic planning and federal budget formulation and execution.
Prior to her civilian Federal employment, Dr. Bradford was an active duty member of the US Air Force, culminating in her assignment as Director, Strategic Planning and Policy at Joint Interagency Task Force West. She retired from the Air Force in 2000 at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
As an independent consultant, Dr. Bradford taught Strategic Planning for Mid-Level Supervisors at the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy. She has conducted strategic planning sessions for the Coastal Georgia United Way, the Brunswick (GA) Weed and Seed Steering Committee and the National Training Council of the Gang Resistance Education and Training or G.R.E.A.T. Program. Dr. Bradford also served as the program evaluator for the Brunswick Police Department’s “Targeting Violent Crime Initiative” grant and for the Brunswick Weed and Seed Community grant.
A native of Alexandria, LA, currently a resident of Camden County, GA, Dr. Bradford was the founding President of the Satilla Classic Scholarship Foundation, Inc., a GA Charitable Organization formed to raise funds to support Camden County High School graduates and Camden County residents in their pursuit of post-secondary education and training. She sits on the Glynn County (GA) Literacy Council Advisory Board and is a member of the Brunswick Job Corps Community Relations Council. In addition, she serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the G.R.E.A.T. Foundation.
After spending time in a correctional facility, youth are often released without family, system, or community support. For a myriad of reasons, these youth face high rates of unemployment and education failure, have limited viable housing options, and are unable to access the assistance they require. Many now realize that in order to achieve long-term success, that reentry planning must occur way before a youth returns to his or her community. In order to address this disconnect and increase chances of success, the Juvenile Court in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, in partnership with the Ohio Department of Youth Services, Division of Parole, and community-based services, created a reentry court. Using evidence-based practices and with a goal to reduce recidivism and re-incarceration of youth, the project begins to work with youth several months before release and the support continues post-release. Guests on this episode will discuss the development and implementation of the collaborative effort, provide an overview of the mechanics of the reentry court itself, and share lessons learned.
Karl M. Cetina, MPA, LICDC-CS, Director of Juvenile TASC for Cuyahoga County Catholic Charities, Diocese of Cleveland
Ian Fraser, Cleveland Regional Parole Administrator, Ohio Department of Youth Services
Magistrate Terease Neff, Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, Juvenile Division
Johnny Strozier spent over 45 years in the Georgia prison system, from age 10 in 1968 until 2013 when he was in his mid-50's. He joined us on "Human Rights Demand" to encourage others to keep the faith and stay out of prison. The call-in number is (347)857-3293 at 9pmEST every Saturday night to speak with Johnny and his guests to make a human rights demand to stop mass incarceration and encourage released prisoners to think right, act right, and then expect their lives to go right.
America has a recidivism rate of 67.5 percent, indicating that released prisoners need encouragement and practical help to successfully reenter society. Youths are still going to jail at astronomical rates, and prisoners are released every day. Johnny offers advice and information that will help redirect them.
Johnny's assembly of guests usually include a former prison chaplain and representatives from churches in and around Atlanta who offer subsistence assistance as well as spiritual advice and the opportunity to unite in fellowship with a body of believers who will encourage continued success for those reentering the community after prison release. This show is based in Christianity, but all people are welcome.
Power concedes nothing without a demand; it never has, and it never will. ~Frederick Douglass
Johnny Strozier spent over 45 years in the Georgia prison system, from age 10 in 1968 until 2013 when he was in his mid-50's. He joined us on "Human Rights Demand" to encourage others to keep the faith and stay out of prison. The call-in number is (347)857-3293 at 9pmEST every Saturday night to speak with Johnny and his guests to make a human rights demand to stop mass incarceration and encourage released prisoners to think right, act right, and then expect their lives to go right (rescheduled to Sunday for this week only). America has a recidivism rate of 67.5 percent, indicating that released prisoners need encouragement and practical help to successfully reenter society. Youths are still going to jail at astronomical rates. Johnny offers advice and information that will help redirect them. Johnny's assembly of guests usually include a former prison chaplain and representatives from churches in and around Atlanta who offer subsistence assistance as well as spiritual advice and the opportunity to unite in fellowship with a body of believers who will encourage continued success for those reentering the community after prison release. This show is based in Christianity, but all people are welcome.
Power concedes nothing without a demand; it never has, and it never will. ~Frederick Douglass
Certified Re-Entry Life Coach - Teresa Hodge - Impassioned and Focused on reducing the harm of incarceration Founder of Mission: Launch, Inc.
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Rebuilding Reentry - Social Justice Hack-a-thon
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Prisoner's Perspective - When to plan reentry
Inclosing - with Laurin Hodge, Founder and Executive Director of Mission: Launch, Inc.
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"Prisoner reentry today presents significant challenges for communities and the ex-offender." "We know that most people who are incarcerated will eventually be released, and we know that an increasing number of offenders will be released without having received adequate employment skills or substance abuse counseling. We also know that recently released offenders are estimated to account for 20percent of all adult arrests made by police. Therefore, it should be no surprise that the best possible outcome for the community and the ex-offender can be achieved more effectively when police are proactively involved in supporting the reentry process.
...COPS Director Carl R. Peed.
An "AIMI vs. USA" claimant, Ms. Goolsby, will report at 9pmEST Saturday, April 18, Listen to the live broadcast via phone to make comments at (818)572.2947. She says her mentally ill son was recently re-arrested after being out of prison on parole for two years and denied his social security and Medicaid because Georgia's prison system refused to furnish the Social Security Admn. with documentation proving that he was a psychiatric inmate who was treated for mental illness throughout his incarceration. He lived homeless for most of the time he was out of prison. He passed 13 drug tests, but finally got so frustrated with being broke and hungry that he failed one and tested positive for #marijuana . Therefore, his parole was revoked. Before prison, he had received disability income since he was a small child. His mother reports that due to the Georgia #prison system's noncooperation with the Social Security Admin., he could not make it and rejoined the 1.25 million mentally ill prisoners in the USA. Reasons like this cause America to have a 67.5 percent #recidivism rate. A disability #lawyer was working with the family to get the documentation from Georgia and resume the disabled young man's social security, and he had a job for a short while, but ...
The tape will be available for listening any time after the live show on Blogralkradio. Thank you for giving Assistance to the Incarcerated Mentally Ill. Whether or not you have relatives who suffer persecution for having mental illness, you are taxpayers who pay prison investors to warehouse America's mentally ill people.