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Coffee Chat: July 26, 2016

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Date: Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Time: 10 am to Noon

Location: Employment Connection, 2838 Market Street, St. Louis, MO 63103

Cost: Free (Pre-registration required - only 35 registrations available)

Topic: Learning to Overcome Challenges!

Featuring: Employment Connection, Keys to Hope, Mark Twain Community Center, and the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis


Diversion and Supervision Strategies for Young Offenders

On Thursday, June 23, 2016, at the William J. Harrison Education Center, STAR hosted a professional development session for St. Louis-area professionals who work with reentry communities. The panel discussion featured representatives from:  Corizon Health, Family Court of St. Louis County, MERS Missouri Goodwill Industries, Missouri Department of Corrections, and the United States District Court Eastern District of Missouri. The panelists offered insights on the challenges youth face in the reentry process. Circuit Judge Jimmie Edwards, founder of Innovative Concept Academy, provided an overview of the youth reentry field.

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June 23, 2016: Professional Development Series


Diversion and Supervision Strategies for Young Offenders

Date: Thursday, June 23, 2016

Time: 8 am to Noon

Place: Harrison Center, 3140 Cass Ave, St. Louis, MO 63106

Speakers: Corizon Health, Family Court of St. Louis County, MERS Missouri Goodwill Industries, Missouri Department of Corrections, and the United States District Court Eastern District of Missouri

Cost: Free (Only 100 registrations available) - RSVP by Monday, June 20, 2016


Coffee Chat: Barriers to Youth - Entry Points to Resources

On Thursday, April 21, 2016 at the St. Louis Public Library, reentry-focused organizations joined STAR's Coffee Chat series to share knowledge and resources surrounding youth incarceration and transition planning. Organizations such as Criminal Justice Ministry, Center for Women in Transition, and People’s Community Action Corporation spoke on their efforts in the St. Louis community.

View photo gallery below.

Career Opportunity: STAR Community Liaison

Area Resources for Community and Human Services (ARCHS) is seeking a results-oriented part time (24 hours per week) Community Liaison for the St. Louis Alliance for Reentry (STAR) partnership. Duties will include: Building community awareness, Education, Serving as STAR spokesperson, Expanding STAR’s network, Communication with STAR network and stakeholders, Steering committee projects, Execution of STAR events, Implementation of identified goals, Capacity building, Identify education opportunities and Research funding sources. This position will require strong skills in reporting, communication oral and written, collection, and evaluation of data related to reentry programs, group facilitation, training, and collaboration with professional colleagues.

The successful candidate will possess a two or four year college degree with coursework in social or behavioral sciences, criminal justice, public or business administration, education or related areas. Minimum of four years of professional employment experience in business, education or non-profit sectors with one year in a supervisory, administrative, consulting or training capacity is required. Competence in Microsoft software including: Word, Excel (Power Point and Access a plus).

Email letter of application, resume, and salary history to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. OR Fax to ARCHS' HR, 314-289-5670. NO phone calls please.

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