Monday, June 10, 2024

MEDIA ADVISORY: Joint Reentry Council Meeting on June 11 The June meeting of the NC Joint Reentry Council will take place in Raleigh

Jun 10, 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.

WHEN: 10 a.m. – Noon, Tuesday, June 11

WHERE: Shaw University, Estey Hall Auditorium, 118 E. South Street, Raleigh

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


10 a.m. – Introductions: Todd Ishee, Secretary, N.C. Department of Adult Correction.

10:15 — Strategic Planning Update: George Pettigrew, Deputy Secretary, NCDAC Division of Rehabilitation and Reentry; Ziev Dalsheim-Kahane, Policy Advisor, Office of the Governor.

10:20 — Rural Reentry Engagement Model: Danny Hampton, Executive Director of Freedom Life.

10:40 - Urban Reentry Engagement Model: Ontario Joyner, Joint Reentry Council Coordinator.

11 — Department of Commerce Reentry Initiative: Eric Haddock, State Reentry Coordinator, North Carolina Department of Commerce

11:20 - Department of Transportation Reentry Initiative: Tunya Smith, Director of Civil Rights, North Carolina Department of Transportation.

11:45 – Public comments.

11:55 — Closing remarks: Deputy Secretary Pettigrew.

Meeting agenda PDF