Wednesday, February 14, 2024

MEDIA ADVISORY: Governor’s Joint Reentry Council to Hold First Meeting Thursday, Feb. 15

Feb 14, 2024

WHAT: The inaugural meeting of the Joint Reentry Council, established by Governor Roy Cooper under Executive Order 303, issued Jan. 29, which directs all State Cabinet agencies to coordinate efforts in improving rehabilitation and reentry of offenders returning to their communities after incarceration.  The Executive Order also joins North Carolina to Reentry 2030, a multistate initiative to improve services and expand opportunities for offenders as a means to reduce recidivism.

WHEN: 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 15

WHERE: Governor’s Crime Commission, 1201 Front St., Raleigh

WHO: Council members to be introduced and sworn in, as well as honored guests, speakers and a chance for public comment

DISTANCE:                Click here to join in Teams   Meeting ID: 219 797 646 640   Passcode: 8ufDjM

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10:00 — Welcome                                                      Todd Ishee, secretary, N.C. Department of Adult Correction

10:15 — Introductions                                             Newly appointed members to Joint Reentry Council

10:45 — Review,  Reentry 2030                            Council of State Governments

11:00 — Review, meetings/timeframes           Ziev Dalsheim-Kahane, policy advisor, 

                                                                                           Office of the Governor

                                                                                          George Pettigrew, deputy secretary,

                                                                                          NCDAC Division of Rehabilitation and Reentry

11:30 — Public comments

11:45 — Closing remarks                                         George Pettigrew

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