Webinar -- National Reentry Resource Center, Reentry and Housing
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
- National Reentry Resource Center
Event Information: Reentry & Housing
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Date and time: Tuesday, November 9, 2010 2:00 pm
Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)
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Panelist(s) Info: Andy McMahon, Associate Director, Corporation for Supportive Housing
Nadine Scamp, Chief Operating Officer, Volunteers of America Texas, Gulf Coast Region
Mary Buchner, Director of Treatment Services, Volunteers of America Texas, Gulf Coast Region
Stephen Norman, Executive Director, King County Housing Authority and Vice President, Council of Large Public Housing Authorities
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Description: This webinar will cover promising and replicable practices and program models for creating housing opportunities that support successful reentry for people returning from jails or prisons. Housing is a foundation for successful community reintegration. Without a stable place to live it is nearly impossible for newly released individuals to positively reconnect to a community or get a job. With a better understanding of housing needs and housing options, and strong partnerships, housing can be an important part of effective reentry strategies.