Keeping Fathers Engaged in Reentry Programs Post-Release

Past Event
July 21, 2016, 8:00 am

Hosted by the National Reentry Resource Center with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance

This webinar discusses the challenge of keeping participants engaged in fatherhood reentry programs after they have been released from incarceration and examines some techniques and strategies that have been employed by different programs. Erik Vecere, Vice President of Program Support for the National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI) leads the presentation and explores these different strategies and how they have been utilized in different areas of the country. He is joined by Hannah Gibson, Program Administrator for the Re-entry Branch of the Kentucky Department of Corrections to discuss how partnerships with corrections and probation and parole can assist in keeping fathers engaged in programming as well as Jordan Jeske, Field Director of Prison Fellowship who discusses his agency’s work assisting returning fathers gain employment.

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