Registration is open for the STAR Professional Development: "Community + Housing + Ex-Offenders." The training will be held from 8 a.m. to noon on Thursday, September 25, 2014 at St. Louis Community College -William J. Harrison Education Center (3140 Cass Ave, St. Louis 63106).
Participating panel discussion organizations include: ArchCity Defenders, Center for Women in Transition, Criminal Justice Ministry, Gateway Greening, St. Louis Housing Authority, St. Louis Transitional Hope House, and St. Patrick Center.
The Missouri Board of Probation and Parole and STAR will hold their annual Resource Fair on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church (5515 Martin Luther King Dr, St. Louis, MO 63112). Doors will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Come out to meet and network with fellow social service, health, education, substance abuse, mental health, and employment professionals from across the St. Louis City and County, and St. Charles areas.
St. Louis Alliance for Reentry (STAR) was recognized with a "Restorative Justice" award from Center for Women in Transition at the Beautiful Transformations Dinner and Auction on May 30, 2014.
The dinner and auction honored three other organizations and individuals in addition to STAR for making a difference in reentry, both within Center for Women in Transition and across the State of Missouri. STAR's mission is to integrate successful intervention principles and practices resulting in collaborative partnerships that enhance ex-offender self-sufficiency, reduce recidivism, and improve public safety and community health in St. Louis City and County.
ARCHS serves as the co-chair of STAR, providing strategic management support services.