Reentry Event at Main Library downtown Akron on Thursday, May 3rd @ 11am-12:30pm

by Olivia McCarthy

UPCOMING REENTRY EVENT AT
MAIN LIBRARY, 60 SOUTH HIGH ST., AKRON

THURSDAY, MAY 3RD
11:00AM – 12:30PM

Reentry in Motion: Success on the Outside
Ma
in Library Room 1

This Reentry in Motion program showcases a film From Prison to Home, a film which traces the experiences of four African American returning citizens, focusing on their challenges with employment, housing, addiction, and reconnecting with family, as well as their participation in the African American Program for parolees. Richard, a 36-year-old crack addict, has spent 12 years in and out of the system. Arthur, 45, has been arrested 13 times. Calvin, 49, has served 18 months for drug possession and burglary. And 37-year-old Randy, emerging for the first time after a 16-year murder sentence, is intent on going to college. Includes interviews with their parole officers. Reentry resources and handouts provided.

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For more information, please contact the Library @ 330-643-9020

FUTURE REENTRY EVENTS AT THE LIBRARY

THURSDAY, MAY 17TH
6:30PM – 7:45PM
Reentry in Motion: Surviving on the Outside
Main Library Room 1

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THURSDAY, MAY 31ST
6:30PM – 7:30PM
Reentry in Motion: The Reason for Recidivism
Main Library Room 1

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Olivia McCarthy