2021 Reentry Workshops

2021 Workshops

  1. Goal Setting, January 24, 2021: The workshop focuses on the power of setting short and long-term goals.

  2. Rebranding: A New Approach to Success, February 21, 2021: The workshop focuses on improving job search and interview techniques.

  3. MichiganLegalHelp.org: An Introduction to Handling a Legal Issue on Your Own, March 21, 2021: The workshop focuses on learning how to use the Michigan Legal Help website to handle legal issues on your own.

  4. Michigan Reconnect: Tuition Free Assistance, April 18, 2021: The workshop focuses on a program providing tuition-free assistance to adults earning an associate's degree or postsecondary certificate in community college or a private training school.

  5. Welcome Home Workshop - How Can We Help? May 24, 2021: The workshop is especially designed for those who have recently returned home from incarceration. Attendees will learn about available resources and will have their specific questions and concerns addressed.

  6. Worker Protection Reentry Workshop: Wage and Hours, June 21, 2021: The US Department of Labor explained wage and medical leave protections and informed people how to file confidential complaints against unfair wage and hour labor practices.

  7. Cr8 the Space Workshop, July 19, 2021: The workshop features a conversation with Denzel Herrera-Davis, founder of Cr8 the Space, a marketplace and community that focuses on Black mental health.

  8. Roundtable with the Michigan Department of Corrections, September 13, 2021:The workshop is an opportunity for formerly incarcerated persons to dialogue with MDOC staff and team members about the experience of reentry and parole for the purpose of generating ideas to improve the reentry process.

  9. Practicing Gratitude, November 1, 2021: In this workshop, participants will discuss practicing gratitude and its benefits for mental health.

  10. End of Year Celebration, December 16, 2021: This is a time to celebrate the reentry community and all that has been accomplished, especially during these challenging times.