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Overcoming Housing and Employment Challenges for Returning Citizens

Tuesday, December 7, 2010
The goals of the symposium are to facilitate dialogue and share lessons learned from housing and employment service-delivery models at the national level as well as model programs operating in Washington, DC.

The Overcoming Housing and Employment Challenges for Returning Citizens Symposium was held December 7th, 2010 in the Old Council Chambers at One Judiciary Square. 441 4th Street, NW Washington, DC.  The goal of the symposium was to facilitate dialogue and share lessons learned from housing and employment service-delivery models at the national level as well as model programs operating in Washington, DC. Attendees included persons involved in community supervision, law enforcement, the courts, research and policy, housing and employment, reentry services, the faith community, representatives from foundations, nonprofit and private sector organizations, and community members.

To view the symposium summary, click here.

Below are the panelist’s presentations:

To view Richard Cho’s presentation entitled, “Supportive Housing for Homeless and Vulnerable People Leaving Prisons and Jails”,  click here.

To view Dr. Jocelyn Fontaine’s presentation entitled, “Overcoming Housing and Employment Challenges for Returning Citizens: Lessons Learned from UI’s Reentry Portfolio”, click here.

To view Schroeder Stribling’s presentation entitled, “Recovery Housing at N Street Village”, click here.

To view Diane Williams’ presentation entitled, “Building From The Ground Up: Safer Foundation”, click here.