Monday, March 11, 2024

MEDIA ADVISORY: Governor's Joint Reentry Council to Hold Meeting, Tuesday, March 12

The monthly meeting of the NC Joint Reentry Council will take place at Wake Tech Community College's Beltline Education Center in Raleigh.
Mar 11, 2024

WHAT: The monthly 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: 9 a.m. Tuesday, March 12

WHERE: Wake Tech Beltline Education Center, Room 406D, 3200 Bush Street, Raleigh

WHO: Council members, honored guests, speakers and a chance for public comment


9 a.m. — Reentry Simulation

10 — Welcome and introductions                 Todd Ishee, Secretary, N.C. Department of Adult                                                                                                  Correction

10:40 — Second Chance Hiring 
                 in State Government                         Anna Perkinson, Office of State Human Resources

11:10 — Review of JRC Subcommittees     George Pettigrew, Deputy Secretary, NCDAC                                                                                                         Division of Rehabilitation and Reentry
                                                                                     Maggie Brewer, Chief Deputy Secretary, NCDAC                                                                                                    Rehabilitative and Correctional Services   

11:30 — Review of Strategic Planning        Ehren Meister, NCDAC Director of Strategic                                                                                                              Management

11:40 — Public comments

11:50 — Closing remarks                                  George Pettigrew