Diersen Charities Memphis Hosts Reentry Commission


Seventy-one residents from the Diersen Charities Memphis facility recently heard from a variety of representatives of the Memphis and Shelby County Reentry Commission about what to expect upon their release and ways in which to address each item. Five commission members covered housing, adult education, employment, financial assistance, family counseling, health and wellness, and other topics. Speakers included U.S. Probation Officer Rosalyn Jackson (above standing); Memphis Director James Williams, who is also a member of the commission; DeAndre Brown, Executive Director of Successful Reentry Live & In Color, a former Memphis resident; Executive Assistant to the U.S. Attorney Joe Murphy; Brian Cham-pagne and Zach Gatlin, Detectives with Project Safe Neigh-borhood’s Special Task Force, Chief Federal Public Defender Doris Randle-Holt, and Michael Pryor, an Investigator with the Federal Public Defenders Office. The Commission hosts speakers each month.

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