RE-ENTRY MEETINGS AND EVENTS

Events listed below are for information purposes only and do not necessarily reflect any endorsement by The Re-entry Bureau or the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office.

  • 02/08/17Rephidim Ministry Re-Entry Initiative @ First Baptist Church of Crown Heights, 450 Eastern Parkway (Rogers Avenue), 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm (Contact reentry@brooklynda.org for more information)  Meetings will normally be on the first Thursday of each month.
  • 02/07/18KCRTF Bi-Monthly Meeting, 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm (Contact reentry@brooklynda.org for more information; individual RSVPs required)     THEME:  Re-entry Community Partnerships – Houses of Worship.
  • 01/04/17Rephidim Ministry Re-Entry Initiative @ First Baptist Church of Crown Heights, 450 Eastern Parkway (Rogers Avenue), 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm (Contact reentry@brooklynda.org for more information)  Meetings will normally be on the first Thursday of each month.
  • 12/16/17Re-entry On the Radio – First Assistant District Attorney Renee Gregory and Re-entry Bureau Director Christopher Owens will be guests on “Visions and Solutions: A Criminal Justice Evolution,” hosted by Dr. Vanda Seward. V&S is a new program heard every Saturday (9 AM) and Sunday (4 PM) on WKRB 90.3 FM (Kingsborough Community College) and simultaneously through wkrb.org (“Listen Live”).  PLEASE NOTE:  If you have a problem receiving the radio signal, use the internet for consistent reception.  For more information, contact visionsandsolutionsradio@gmail.com.
  • 12/07/17Rephidim Ministry Re-Entry Initiative @ First Baptist Church of Crown Heights, 450 Eastern Parkway (Rogers Avenue),  6:30 pm – 8:00 pm (Contact reentry@brooklynda.org for more information.)  Meetings will normally be on the first Thursday of each month.
  • 12/06/17KCRTF Bi-Monthly Meeting, 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm (Contact reentry@brooklynda.org for more information; individual RSVPs required)     THEME:  Employment.  SPECIAL RECOGNITION:  Dr Vanda Seward, former Coordinator of the Kings County Re-Entry Task Force (retired).
  • 11/30/17COMMUNITY SERVICE SOCIETY (CSS):  NEW YORK REENTRY ROUNDTABLE – “A Fair Chance for Housing:  Strategies for Ending Criminal Records-Based Housing Discrimination in New York City.  1:00 PM.   633 Third Avenue (40th/41st Streets), 10th Floor, Manhattan.  Please RSVP to George Hairston by email at ghairston@cssny.org , or call 212-614-5404, if you plan to come so that we have enough food.
  • 11/30/17COMMUNITY ACTION NETWORK (CAN) – November Meeting @ 330 Powell Street & Blake Avenue (Van Dyke Houses), 9:00 am – 11:30 am (Contact stull@health.nyc.gov for more information.)  Breakfast included.
  • 11/15/17Thanksgiving Networking Event @ Odyssey House, 219 E. 121st Street (between 2nd & 3rd Avenue), NY, NY, from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm.  (Contact MMcDermott@odysseyhousenyc.org for more information or RSVP by November 10th.)  Holiday brunch will be served.
  • 11/02/17Rephidim Ministry Re-Entry Initiative @ First Baptist Church of Crown Heights, 450 Eastern Parkway (Rogers Avenue), 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm (Contact reentry@brooklynda.org for more information.)  Meetings will normally be on the first Thursday of each month.
  • 10/27/17VERTEX Fall Brunch @ Vertex Outpatient Program, 1080 East Gunhill Road, Bronx 10469 from 1:00 pm – 5:30 pm.  (RSVP to lervertx@gmail.com or Lucy Rodriguez 718-653-1117; Contact Rubernette Chavis 718-653-1117 for more information.)
  • 10/26/17America Works Information/Job Fair for National Disability Employment Awareness Month @ 205 State Street, Brooklyn, NY from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.  (Contact Afrikka Smitherman 718-797-5627 x 123 or Cynthia Wilson 855-268-1935 for more information.)
  • 10/26/17Community Action Network (CAN) Meeting @ Gregory Jackson Center for Brownsville, 519 Rockaway Avenue, Brooklyn, NY from 9:00 am (Breakfast) – 11:30 am.  (Contact Stephanie Gillette sgillette@health.nyc.gov for more information.)  THEMES:  Stress, Mental Health & Wellness.
  • 10/25/17Rethinking Reentry: You Deserve A Fair Chance In Employment @ Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Plaza, 1368 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY from 10:00 am – 12:30 pm.  (Contact Derek Slaughter dslaughter@cchr.nyc.gov for more information.)    Sponsors:  NYC Commission on Human Rights, Acting District Attorney Eric Gonzalez – Brooklyn (Kings County), Hon. Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. – Member, City Council of New York.  Refreshments.
  • 10/25/17Networking Event @ Odyssey House, 219 E. 121st Street, NY, NY, from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.  (Contact MMcDermott@odysseyhousenyc.org for more information.)
  • 10/23/17Raise the Age / Sealing of Criminal Records Workshop, sponsored by State Senator Jesse Hamilton at Dreams YouthBuild, 1615 St. John’s Place, Brooklyn, NY 6:30 pm.  (Contact 718-284-4700 for more information.)
  • 10/21/17SECOND CHANCE: CLEAR YOUR SUMMONS WARRANTS sponsored by the Queens District Attorney’s office, the NYPD, the NYS Unified Court System, The Legal Aid Society, and the Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral of New York, 110-31 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica, NY.  (Go to www.queensda.org for more information.)
  • 10/20/17METRO – NEW YORK COUNTY RE-ENTRY TASK FORCE CONFERENCE sponsored by DCJS from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm.
  • 10/12/17Evenings of Love & Healing @ Ebbets Field Community Room, 1680 Bedford Avenue.  Sponsors:  Pathways To Love & Healing Group, The Burning House Project, Inc., Citizens Committee For NYC.  Sessions address writing skills and issues of concern:  self-awareness, bereavement, domestic violence, conflict resolution, social sckills, legislative advocacy.  FREE OF CHARGE.  (Contact 917-586-2566 for more information.)
  • 10/10/17 –  SUNY Community College Fair @ Brooklyn BEOC, 111 Livingston Street (entrance on Boerum Place), downtown Brooklyn from 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm.  (Contact Mr. Calderon at 718-802-3386 or Mr. Wilson at 718-802-3334 for more information.)
  • 10/10/17Brooklyn Daddy Iron Chef   http://nychealth.tumblr.com/post/163154756084/dont-miss-the-next-brooklyn-daddy-iron-chef
  • 10/4/17 – KCRTF Bi-Monthly Meeting, 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm (Contact reentry@brooklynda.org for more information; RSVP required)