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Upcoming Events

“Coming Home To Where?”

Join us on November 19th from 12:30-1:30 PM for “Coming Home To Where?” An exploration of housing challenges after incarceration for returning citizens.

  • What is it like for someone to move into a new community after incarceration?
  • Why do communities resist transitional housing projects for returning citizens?
  • What is the difference between expectation and reality for both returning citizens and their new neighbors?

Hosted by Jubilee Housing and Thrive DC, “Coming Home to Where?” will feature a panel of two returning citizens sharing their experiences after coming home and one realtor talking on behalf of concerned communities. This one-hour panel will give event participants insight into what it’s like after release from prison, and offer an opportunity to ask questions to the panelists.

Following the panel, guests will have a chance to learn about action steps they can take help returning citizens have a real chance to thrive after they come home.

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“Everything is a Negotiation”

Join us on December 7th from 12:30-1:30 PM for “Everything is a Negotiation,” An exploration of life challenges after incarceration for returning citizens.

  • How do life skills inside incarceration leave returning citizens unprepared for life after incarceration?
  • What are some of the messy realities returning citizens come home to?
  • How do returning citizens find creative solutions to their problems?

Hosted by Negotiation Works and Thrive DC, “Everything is a Negotiation” will feature a panel of three returning citizens sharing their experiences after coming home and the ways they were prepared & unprepared for what they encountered. This one-hour panel will give event participants insight into what it’s like after release from prison, and offer an opportunity to ask questions to the panelists.

Following the panel, guests will have a chance to learn about action steps they can take to help returning citizens have a real chance to thrive after they come home.

Register Now!