“Leading the Family from Behind Bars: Reentry and Fatherhood in a Post-Pandemic Era”

For both the formerly incarcerated and their families, reentering society has its difficulties. While one must learn new ways to welcome and support their newly released loved one, the other must adapt to a life outside of prison walls. This past year introduced a new and complicated layer to the process—adjusting to a society transformed by COVID-19.

In this power-packed session, a panel of four of the nation’s leading experts in criminal justice reform and families impacted by incarceration will discuss some of the most pressing issues facing our country and how to effectively support families and returning citizens in this new and unusual era.