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April 21
​NACo Co-Hosting Briefing to Address Second Chance Act
On April 24, NACo and The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center are hosting a briefing for Congressional staff on “The Second Chance Act:  Supporting Effective Prisoner Reentry.”  The event is co-hosted by Rep. Danny Davis (D-Ill.) and Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio).  Speakers will discuss the critical support that the Second Chance Act provides to state and local governments and nonprofits working to implement or expand evidence-based reentry programs.

Speakers include:  Denise O'Donnell, Director, Bureau of Justice Assistance; Art Wallenstein, Director, Montgomery County (MD) Department of Correction and Rehabilitation; A.T. Wall, Director, Rhode Island Department of Corrections; Pam Rodriguez, President, Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities; Beth Skinner, Director, CSG and Jessica Nickel, Government Relations, CSG.

The briefing begins at 10:30 a.m. in room 2158 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  Please RSVP to Jeff Burdette at or 202.594.7931.

For more information, click here.

Contact:  Deborah Cox 202.942.4286


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