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Advocacy Corner: Holidays in Prison

By madeleine / November 30, 2021 / 0 Comments

Amanda Cassidy (Reentry Advocacy Fellow) had the opportunity to connect with Hannah Overturn and Debbie Brinker with Syndeo Ministries to learn more about their organization and how they are working to inspire hope into women currently within the TDCJ system. They currently serve more than 10,000 women across 17 units in a variety of ways […]

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RFP Release: Selection of Consultant by the Austin/Travis County Reentry Roundtable

By madeleine / November 9, 2021 / 0 Comments

The Austin/Travis County Reentry Roundtable (A/TCRRT) seeks Expressions of Interests for consulting services to help facilitate the implementation of the goals outlined in the strategic plan. Services are requested for one year. Please click here to view the full RFP: RRT Consultant RFP 2021.  The identified strategic goals and objectives are designed to achieve the […]

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Voices from the Inside: A Letter by Robert Lilly

By madeleine / October 28, 2021 / 0 Comments

Why do people who have been in prison return to prison?  I think there is no one way this critical question can be answered. There are as many possibilities as there are persons with justice involvement, what may be true for one individual may not apply to the next. Each person, if honest with themselves, is […]

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From Under a Bridge, to Under a Roof

By madeleine / October 8, 2021 / 0 Comments

From Under a Bridge, to Under a Roof Amanda Cassidy (Reentry Advocacy Fellow) wrote the following piece as her story of self during the Organizer Training Fellowship offered by Formerly Incarcerated Convicted People and Families Movement (FICPFM). To contact Amanda, email info@reentryroundtable.org.  It must have been 104 degrees outside, late August in South Texas always […]

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Announcing the 2021 Advocacy Fellow

By madeleine / April 21, 2021 / 0 Comments

Please join us in welcoming Amanda Cassidy as the newest Reentry Advocacy Fellow! The Reentry Roundtable is very excited to announce that Amanda Cassidy as the newest Reentry Advocacy Fellow. Amanda has experienced the criminal justice system first-hand, and she uses her experiences to serve others in overcoming obstacles in the reentry process. She has […]

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Roundtable Advocacy Fellowship Application Now Open!

By madeleine / March 12, 2021 / 0 Comments

The Reentry Roundtable is pleased to announce that applications for the 2021 Roundtable Advocacy Fellowship are now being accepted. The purpose of the Roundtable Advocacy Fellowship is to build capacity of the Fellow and the Roundtable to deliver competent and professional advocacy work that improves outcomes for formerly incarcerated persons and individuals with criminal histories. […]

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An interview with Reentry Advocacy Fellow Laurie Pherigo

By KiYa Moghaddam / November 2, 2020 / 0 Comments

Laurie Pherigo served as the Reentry Roundtable Advocacy Fellow from 2018-2020. In this video, she talks about her experiences. “For me, the most challenging thing to overcome was myself.” – Laurie Pherigo

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Fair Chance Hiring Video Series – April

By KiYa Moghaddam / October 12, 2020 / 0 Comments

We are continuing the release of our 12-part video series focusing on individual experiences of reentering the community with a criminal background. Please take a moment to view the next video of the series. Thank you, April, for sharing your story.

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Fair Chance Hiring Video Series – Lesley

By KiYa Moghaddam / September 14, 2020 / 0 Comments

We are continuing the release of our 12-part video series focusing on individual experiences of reentering the community with a criminal background. Please take a moment to view the next video of the series. Thank you, Lesley, for sharing your story.

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Fair Chance Hiring Video Series – Dara

By KiYa Moghaddam / August 17, 2020 / 0 Comments

We are continuing the release of our 12-part video series focusing on individual experiences of reentering the community with a criminal background. Please take a moment to view the next video of the series. Thank you, Dara, for sharing your story.

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