Marion County Re-entry Coalition

Nonprofits rehabbing local ex-offenders

Recycle Force Gregg Keesling, president RecycleForce 1125 E Brookside Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46202 www.recycleforce.org RecycleForce focuses on transitional jobs, employability skills training and supportive services, and last year employed 338 ex-offenders full time. Since its beginning in 2003, it has helped over 1,000 individuals return to home communities. Last year, the nonprofit recycled more than […]

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Upcoming conference for local re-entry programs

As a way to connect re-entry programs and service providers, the Marion County Re-entry Coalition is planning a daylong conference on Oct. 22. The conference is designed to create opportunities for providers and criminal justice agencies to share best practices and resources regarding services for ex-offenders in Indianapolis. Last October was the group’s fourth annual […]

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Paving the path for ex-offenders

By Lynn Sygiel, editor, Charitable Advisors Rhiannon Edwards goes to work every day dreaming of a better life. A good job with a bright future. A nice place to live. She dreams of being a productive part of the community. Edwards doesn’t yearn for these things for herself, but for some of Marion County’s hardened […]

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