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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Register Now for Community Collaborations Re-entry Summit

“Beyond the Surface: Understanding the Story”

Register Now for Community Collaborations Re-entry Summit
“Beyond the Surface: Understanding the Story” 

NORFOLK, VA – Interested in reducing the barriers caused by criminal convictions?  Register today for the 6th Annual Community Collaboration Re-Entry Summit September 23, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Ted Constant Convocation Center 4320 Hampton Blvd.

This year’s theme is “Beyond the Surface: Understanding the Story” Discuss best practices in assisting residents with previous criminal convictions , gain practical knowledge to improve service delivery, and network with others in the field. 

This year’s General Session, “Becoming an LGBTQ Ally: A Snapshot” includes an overview of what it means to be an ally and educate on the issues, trends and concerns of the LGBTQ population. Breakout sessions include: “Locating and Engaging Landlords;” “Addressing Perceived Discrimination Through Narrative Therapy;” and “Virginia Addiction and Recovery Treatment Services (ARTS) Program.” The closing session includes a panel discussion with justice-involved people who will share their stories about struggles and success.

A $15 registration fee covers the summit sessions and includes breakfast and snacks. Attendees will have a one-hour lunch break on their own. The Re-Entry Summit is sponsored by the Norfolk Re-Entry Council and Old Dominion University.

ODU departments represented include the Office of Academic Affairs, College of Arts and Letters, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, and the Graduate Student Organization in Criminology and Sociology. 

Click here to register today!  Registration closes August 30.

For more information
Madonna Flores
Family Services Supervisor, Prisoner Re-entry
Norfolk Department of Human Services

Kathy Hall
Chief Probation Officer, District #2
Virginia Department of Corrections

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