Tuesday, April 9, 2024

MEDIA ADVISORY: Governor's Joint Reentry Council to Hold Meeting Wednesday, April 10

Apr 9, 2024

WHAT: The meeting of the Joint Reentry Council, established by Gov. 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. – Noon, Wednesday, April 10

WHERE: Raleigh Police Department Law Enforcement Training Center, 2320 Law Enforcement Drive, Raleigh

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


10 a.m.                 Welcome and Introductions
                               Todd Ishee, Secretary, NCDAC

10:15                     Correctional Education Overview
                               Brooke Wheeler, Superintendent Educational Services, NCDAC

10:45                     Subcommittee Breakout Meetings
11:45                     Public Comments
11:55                     Closing Remarks
                              George Pettigrew, Deputy Secretary, NCDAC Rehabilitation and Reentry