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An introduction to the Baystate Reentry Network

Tue February 7, 2023 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EST

Reintegrating a despised population into our communities under the banner: “No more victims of sexual offenses”

An introduction to the Baystate Reentry Network

with Bill Canavan, Director and Coordinator

Tuesday, February 7 @ 6:30pm

Cambridge Friends Center,  5 Longfellow Park,  Cambridge

(off Brattle Street out of Harvard Square)

(an in-person event; facemasks required)

 

Come learn about this inspiring grassroots volunteer project which since 2012 has successfully helped reintegrate released persons who had been convicted of sexual offenses back into the community.

The Baystate Reentry Network (BRN) is an essential resource for re-emerging citizens, providing valuable information critical to re-entry success in areas such as housing, employment, government assistance programs, and compliance with the statutory mandates of probation and registration laws.

We have found that once individuals are released and given appropriate guidance and resources, they can find success and regain a role in society. Since our founding, BRN has enjoyed extraordinary success supporting re-emerging citizens as they have successfully transitioned successfully back into the community. This is no accident, as statistics show that recidivism is reduced when there is a hands-on approach to re-entry and meaningful peer support is offered to individuals. BRN has provided services that have been key to successful transitions that give people hope for an improved future and life. Hundreds have been served in this way.

What are those keys to success that can easily be applied to other categories of former offenders?  Join us on February 7 at 5 Longfellow Park in Cambridge to find out

Sponsored by the SOPRI (the Sex Offender Policy Reform Initiative)

For information call Paul Shannon at SOPRI: 617-623-5288

Details

Date:
Tue February 7, 2023
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EST
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Venue

Friends Meeting at Cambridge
5 Longfellow Park
Cambridge,
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