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The 2012 Missouri Reentry Conference was held November 14-16 at Tan-Tar-A Resort at the Lake of the Ozarks. The 7th annual conference featured keynote speeches from Robbie Montgomery and Tim Norman of "Welcome to Sweetie Pie's" TV show fame.

The conference also included remarks from ARCHS' Chief Executive Officer Wendell E. Kimbrough, Missouri Department of Corrections Director George Lombardi, and FACT Executive Director William Dent. In addition, a speech from President of National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice Carlyle Holder was given, as well as a various breakout sessions, and a Faces of Reentry panel discussion.

The conference was sponsored by ARCHS, Missouri Department of Corrections, Missouri Department of Social Services, and Family and Community Trust (FACT).

Register for the 2012 Missouri Reentry Conference; Watch Brief Conference Commercial

The 2012 Missouri Reentry Conference will be held November 14-16 at Tan-Tar-A Resort at the Lake of the Ozarks. The Conference's theme will be "Faces of Reentry."

The annual Conference provides high-quality education and networking opportunities for corrections professionals and community-based partners who contribute to the prisoner reentry process. The multiple tracks format offers a self-directed, facilitated learning environment with education sessions, interactive forums, and exhibits. Education sessions are carefully designed to transcend all industry sectors, focusing on current and emerging issues, best practices, and the many challenges that the community, corrections staffs, and ex-offenders face. This year's keynote speakers are Robbie Montgomery and her son Tim Norman from Sweetie Pie's Restaurants in St. Louis, who will speak about Tim's  own incarceration and the importance of giving second chances to ex-offenders.

The Conference is sponsored by ARCHS, Missouri Department of Corrections, Missouri Department of Social Services, and Family and Community Trust (FACT). Each year more than 300 people attend the conference.

Sweetie Pie's Stars to Headline 2012 Missouri Reentry Conference

Photo courtesy of OWNRobbie Montgomery and Tim Norman of Sweetie Pie's Restaurants will be keynote speakers at the 2012 Missouri Reentry Conference set for November 14-16 at Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach.

They will discuss how Tim's incarceration impacted their lives and the importance of hiring ex-offenders. The Welcome to Sweetie Pie's TV program can be seen on Saturdays at 8 p.m. (CST) on the OWN network.

The theme of this year's conference is "Faces of Reentry" and early registration ($110) ends October 12.

Register for STAR Professional Development Series

Register below for the STAR Panel Discussion: Collaboration From the Funder's Perspective, which is a part of the Professional Development Series. The panel discussion will be from 8am to 11:30 am on Monday, September 24, 2012 at the Missouri Department of Mental Health Dome Conference Center (5400 Arsenal Street, 63139).

Participating organizations and institutitions include Fathers' Support Center, Missouri Foundation for Health, Missouri Department of Corrections, Lutheran Foundation of St. Louis, and Saint Louis University.

Who Should Attend?
Faith-based and community organizations, prison ministries, social service providers, grass roots organizations, and volunteers who provide direct services to the ex-offender population.

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2012 Missouri Reentry Conference: Call for Presenters



The 2012 Missouri Reentry Conference will be held November 14-16 at Tan-Tar-A Resort at the Lake of the Ozarks. Fill out a "Call for Presentations" by following this link. Presentation proposals are due by July 27. Follow directions on link.

The purpose of the conference is to provide high-quality education and networking opportunities for corrections professionals and community-based partners who contribute to the prisoner reentry process. The multiple tracks format offers a self-directed, facilitated learning environment with education sessions, interactive forums, and exhibits. Education sessions are carefulls designed to transcend all industry sectors, focusing on current and emerging issues, best practices, and the many challenges that the community, corrections staffs, and ex-offenders face.

The conference is sponsored by Area Resources for Community and Human Services (ARCHS), the Missouri Department of Corrections, the Missouri Department of Social Services, and the Family and Community Trust (FACT).
  
Registration will be available August 27 at www.stlarchs.org.

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