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The Reentry Blueprint: Stories and Solutions from the Formerly Incarcerated is a free public event to advance the conversation on reentry in Philadelphia by providing a platform for formerly incarcerated people to present effective models that address the challenges facing people with criminal histories. The evening will highlight six “Lightning Talks" by formerly incarcerated individuals on topics such as crime and violence reduction, homeownership, entrepreneurship and trauma-informed care. Audience questions will follow. Light refreshments will be served.
Where: The Franklin Institute at 222 N. 20th St. 19103
When: November 15, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
How much: Free, but registration is required