Project Reentry (2014–2017)

The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office is partnering through a Bureau of Justice Assistance, Second Change Co-Occurring Reentry grant, Project Reentry, with CCSME, Maine Pretrial Services, Inc., Catholic Charities of Maine, Goodwill Industries of Northern New England, My Sister’s Keeper, University of New England, Department of Corrections Probation and Parole, and Family Crisis Services to prepare 100 inmates who have co-occurring disorders for release and transition into the community with on-going services and monitoring as they put their lives back together....
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2020.10.22 | Beyond the Wall

2020.10.22 | Beyond the Wall | 1:30p.m. to 3p.m. Join us here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8938611710 No Advance Registration Required Workshop Description View the film Beyond the Wall then participate in a Q and A with the Louie Diaz, the film’s lead. About the Presenter Louie Diaz  Louie is a person in long-term recovery. He works as a reentry and outreach specialist at the Middlesex County Sheriff’s Department.  His job takes him inside prisons and jails preparing men for release. He is a support system for returning citizens when they are released to the community. Louie is an invaluable link between the inside...
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Bio | Louie Diaz

Louie Diaz is a person in long-term recovery. He works as a reentry and outreach specialist at the Middlesex County Sheriff’s Department.  His job takes him inside prisons and jails preparing men for release. He is a support system for returning citizens when they are released to the community. Louie is an invaluable link between the inside and outside. Because of his background as a formerly incarcerated citizen, he is able to offer unconditional support and an experiential understanding of the culture of the streets. He understands recovery and the stresses of incarceration and reentry on both a personal and...
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HOPE 2018 Conference Brochure

          Printable PDF 2018 HOPE Conference: Our Roots, Our Community: Coming Together for Social Change Sera Davidow, B.S. and Christopher Poulos, J.D. May 30, 2018 | 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Augusta Civic Center | 76 Community Drive, Augusta, ME $15 by May 23 | $20 on or after May 24 ABOUT THE CONFERENCE 8:00 – 8:30 Check-in & Breakfast 8:30 – 8:45 Opening Remarks 8:45 – 9:30 Keynote Speaker: Sera Davidow, B.S. From Chemical Imbalance to Power Imbalance: Social Change & Perception 9:30 – 9:45 Break 9:45 – 12:30 Sessions A and B 12:30 –...
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Christopher Poulos

Christopher Poulos is an attorney currently serving as executive director of the Washington Statewide Reentry Council. Prior to his appointment, he served as executive director of Life of Purpose Treatment at the University of North Texas, where he was also an adjunct professor of criminal justice. During law school, he served at the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, The Sentencing Project, and was selected as law student of the year by the National Jurist magazine. While at the Office of National Drug Control Policy, he helped redesign stigmatizing language previously used by the federal government regarding addiction...
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HOPE 2018 Brochure

Printable PDF 2018 HOPE Conference: Our Roots, Our Community: Coming Together for Social Change Sera Davidow, B.S. and Christopher Poulos, J.D. May 30, 2018 | 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Augusta Civic Center | 76 Community Drive, Augusta, ME $15 by May 23 | $20 on or after May 24 ABOUT THE CONFERENCE 8:00 – 8:30 Check-in & Breakfast 8:30 – 8:45 Opening Remarks 8:45 – 9:30 Keynote Speaker: Sera Davidow, B.S. From Chemical Imbalance to Power Imbalance: Social Change & Perception 9:30 – 9:45 Break 9:45 – 12:30 Sessions A and B 12:30 – 1:30 Lunch 1:30 – 2:15...
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Roger Przybylski

Roger Przybylski is a consultant and founder of RKC Group, a company that provides applied research, program evaluation and related training and technical assistance services to organizations working on public safety issues. Since May, 2017, Mr. Przybylski also has served as research director for the Justice Research and Statistics Association. He also serves as the Center for Justice Innovation’s Associate Director for Research and Planning. Prior to forming RKC Group in 1997, Mr. Przybylski was associate director for the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority, where he directed the agency’s research division. He also previously served as coordinator of research for...
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