|July 18, 2012|| For More Information
Contact: Press Office
|WHAT:||The Town Hall Meetings are an opportunity for the Department to hear thoughts and suggestions on how Department members can work with community members in facilitating the positive re-entry of inmates into all Florida communities. Re-entry begins on day one of incarceration and continues upon release. Therefore, we must all work together as a team to allow these inmates every opportunity to become successful members of society.|
|WHERE:||Florida State College
Auditorium at Deerwood Center, Room B 1204
9911 Old Baymeadows Road
Jacksonville, FL 32256
|WHEN:||Thursday, July 26, 2012. Registration and informational booths open at 5:00 p.m. and the forum runs from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.|
|WHO:||Department of Corrections, local dignitaries to Duval County and surrounding areas, and all citizens. The Re-entry Partnership Public Forum is open to the public. The media is encouraged to attend. Department Executive Leadership members will be available to the media before and following the forum.
**Media!! If you would like to interview a current inmate in the process of preparing for life after being released and the challenges they face, please contact Communications Director Ann Howard to arrange the interview before the day of the event.
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