6th Community Prison Awareness & Prevention Gathering

The 6th Prison Awareness & Prevention Gathering will be held on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at the Shiloh Family Life Center, 3 Garvin Street, New London, CT. The theme is “Embracing Returning Citizens & Those Transitioning in a Second Chance Society”.

What are the Gathering’s objectives?

  • Showcasing services (housing, employment, treatment, etc.) that address the basic needs of returning & transitioning citizens;
  • Learning tips to help navigate through barriers in the system to have access to services and supports;
  • Preventing crime by networking with community stakeholders to strengthen the community and empower young people.

Who would most benefit from attending?

  • People interested in addressing offender / ex-offender issues;
  • News media;
  • Social workers;
  • Youth and youth leaders;
  • Community advocates;
  • Representatives from community and state agencies;
  • Employers and businesses;
  • Religious leaders and organization members;
  • Housing representatives.

Light refreshments will be served.

Admission is free but pre-registration is required. Please contact Brother Winston Taylor, MSW or Shiloh Baptist Church, New London. You may reach Brother Winston Taylor at 860-889-3292 or Shiloh Baptist Church at 860-443-6046.