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Community and Faith-Based Reentry Coalitions Network

The Community and Faith-Based Reentry Coalitions Network brings together community and faith-based collaboratives across Los Angeles County to share resources and peer-to-peer knowledge exchange in order to improve outcomes for those returning from incarceration, and increase the safety of their communities.

Co-Chaired by the Violence Prevention Coalition and Los Angeles Metropolitan Churches, the Network supports the emergence and the growth of reentry collaboratives in communities across Los Angeles.  It has developed and produced a Framework for connecting these local collaborations into a collective, county-wide voice, as well as a toolkit for developing local Reentry Resource Fairs.  Co-Chairs for the Network are Kaile Shilling of the Violence Prevention Coalition and Cheryl Branch of Los Angeles Metropolitan Churches.

Member Organizations of the Network include: Pasadena/Altadena Reintegration Council, El Monte Resource Fair, San Gabriel Valley Resource Fair, Monrovia/Duarte Community Mediation Team, Lancaster Reentry, Welcome Home, Inglewood, READY, South Los Angeles

For more information about the Network, please contact Daniel Healy at daniel@vpcgla.org or by phone at (213) 346-3265.

 

Reentry Resource Fairs throughout LA County

Many reentry stakeholders throughout LA County have organized reentry resources fairs, support groups and other resources for individuals returning to the community after incarceration.  Events are happening throughout February and March 2015.  For more information...

Community and Faith-Based Reentry Coalitions Network develops Reentry Resource Fairs Toolkit

Resource Fairs for those returning from incarceration are not only a way to connect those returning to community to locally accessible services and support, they can also serve as an organizing tool, and an important first step in building a successful Reintegration...