Meet a Board Member!

William currently works with The Mississippi Bail Fund Collective and The People’s Advocacy Institute through a joint project with The Bail Project and the Highlander Research and Education Center in Mississippi’s 16th Judicial District, which includes Clay, Lowndes, Noxubee, and Oktibbeha Counties.

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Reentry Impact Summit

The Reentry Impact Summit is a one day virtual event for justice involved individuals, and reentry professionals. Learn, ask questions, and network!

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We’ve been working on something HUGE!

We’ve been working with First Step Alliance on something HUGE that will impact the north Mississippi reentry community and we are eager to tell you what we’ve been up to! Stay alert this week for our big announcement!!! Visit Fresh Start Bankng | First Step Alliance for more information on our partnership.

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Financial Inclusion for Formerly Incarcerated Individuals.

Basic understanding of how to manage personal finances and efficiently allocate earnings are crucial components of ensuring formerly incarcerated individuals do not turn back to crime in desperation. Read the full article at Financial Literacy for Convicted Felons: A Way to Lower Recidivism? | Center for Financial Inclusion.

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Start Up Tuesday!

The Mississippi Center for Re-Entry was founded on April 24, 2017 with a mission to reduce north Mississippi’s mass incarceration and high recidivism rates. Visit our website to learn more about us: www.msreentry.org.

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Meet Victoria V. Washington, Esq.!

Ms. Victoria Valencia Washington is a 34-year-old native of Jackson, MS. She attended Tougaloo, College where she received her Bachelor of Arts in English/Pre-Law. While there, she played basketball and ran cross-country. She also became a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated and served as the Gamma Psi Chapter’s Chaplain. Armed with her degree,…

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Meet Ms. Charlotte Garnes!

I would like to introduce to you Ms. Charlotte Garnes one of our Virtual Re-Entry Conference and Resource Fair speakers. Ms. Garnes received her undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, GA and her Master of Arts in Counseling from Webster University in Columbia, SC. She has co-launched Reintegrated Voices, an organization…

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Conference Sponsor Spotlight: Reformation, Inc.

Reformation Inc. located in Olive Branch, Mississippi is a nonprofit organization that was established in 2017. They are compassionate and altruistic individuals with more than 10 years of experience helping former inmates, drug dependents, and alcohol abuse victims make the transition to normal life. Reformation, Inc.’s mission is to restore and reform the individuals from prison to…

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