Reentry Conference and Resource Fair

North Mississippi's only reentry conference for advocates, criminal justice officials, criminal law attorneys and social service professionals.

Reentry Conference and Resource Fair

Annual conference on topics that affect the reentry community and learn different resources available to the reentry community.


Why Attend?

This conference was designed to explore issues that are most important to the reentry community and learn different resources that are available.

The Reentry Conference and Resource Fair is the only conference held in north Mississippi.

Registration is free to those who have been recently incarcerated and only $5.00 for the general public.

Attorneys who attend will receive six (6) hours of Continuing Legal Education Credit (CLE) including one (1) hour of ethics.

Our Speakers

Hear presentations from those who work in the field of reentry, is most impacted by the criminal justice system or represents the reentry population.

This year's speakers are:

  1. Judge Latrice Westbrooks
  2. Hannah Williams
  3. Charlotte Garnes
  4. Aelicia Thomas, Esq.
  5. M. Denise Fondren, Esq.
  6. Victoria Washington. Esq.

Conference Topics

This year's conferencetopics are:

  1. The Art of the Plea Deal
  2. Establishing a Disconnected Connection: Salvaging the Right to Vote
  3. Broken: Behind and Beyond the Bars
  4. Ethics: Catching Flies with Honey
  5. Expungements 101: The Basics
  6. Sentencing, "What you don't know WILL hurt you!


Conference Dates

The conference will be held virtually on Friday, August 14, 2020 and Saturday, August 15, 2020 with the Resource Fair being held on Saturday, August 15, 2020 starting at 12:20 p.m.

Are you ready to find out what affects the reentry community?

Create connections with other like-minded individuals.


Designed with the reentry community in mind, the Reentry Conference and Resource Fair will address issues that are most talked about among the recently incarcerated.


Presenters have a combined experience of twenty (20) plus years in the criminal justice sector.


Guided by excellence, the Mississippi Center for Re-Entry knows firsthand the implications returning citizens face upon release from a period of incarceration.

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