Event – CT Reentry Reform Day

Reentry Reform Day event included speakers, voter registration, and much more! Our Panel Discussions included the following topics and their related Senate and House Bills: Fair Chance Hiring (HB 5583), Fair treatment of incarcerated Women (SB 13), Unlock the Vote (HB 5418), Immigration (HB 5544), and Opioids (SB 172). Opening remarks was given by Representative Brandon McGee. Panel sessions featured voices of those impacted by the justice system, as well as legislative sponsors of the various bills. Below are links to the press coverage:

Connecticut Re-Entry Reform Day’ held at State Capitol | News 8 WTNH

On First Re-Entry Day At State Capitol, A Call For Criminal Justice Reform | Hartford Courant

Reentry Reform Day: My Story | State Senator Ed Gomes

The Real Story: Reentry Reform Day | Fox61

Former Rep. Ernie Newton Returns to State Capitol | Hartford Courant

Event today in New Britain focuses on helping recently released | New Britain Herald

Checking In With Correction Commissioner Scott Semple | WNPR

See more up to date information about reentry on their website.