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February 11, 2020

GEO Reentry’s alumni and staff volunteer as part of MLK Day

Every year on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, GEO Reentry Services staff and alumni in New Jersey gather to honor the civil rights leader’s life and legacy. The holiday is celebrated on Dr. King’s birthday, this year on January 20, and linked to a national day of service and […]
February 4, 2020

Texas senator honors Reality House for ‘Red Shirt Fridays’

Texas State Sen. Eddie Lucio Jr. recently visited the GEO Reentry Services staff at Reality House and commended them for their commitment to “Red Shirt Fridays.” Lucio presented five veteran staff members with a Texas flag in honor and appreciation for the service they provided to the country. “Red Shirt […]
January 28, 2020

GEO Reentry staff complete Therapeutic Community Experiential training

The Southwestern Illinois Correctional Center in East St. Louis recently hosted 25 GEO Reentry Services staff members from all over the state to participate in Therapeutic Community Experiential training. The program is based on a theoretical framework developed by Dr. George DeLeon and a historical and programmatic framework developed by […]
January 21, 2020

50 individuals graduate from GEO Reentry’s Luzerne County program

Photos courtesy of Times Leader news. Luzerne County Reentry Service Center in an event called a Transition Celebration. To commemorate the seriousness of the accomplishment of these individuals, the event was held at the Luzerne County Courthouse Rotunda and the keynote speaker was Mark Rockovich, Luzerne County Prison Director of […]
January 14, 2020

30 graduate from Lancaster County Reentry Service Center

Thirty individuals participating at the Lancaster County Reentry Service Center graduated from a transition ceremony in November. The event recognized the accomplishment of reentrants completing the Day Reporting Service and Cognitive Behavioral treatment. The ceremony was held at the DRC facility in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The keynote speaker was Oscar S., […]
January 9, 2020

GEO Reentry’s ADAPPT participants volunteer at Reading library

Giving back and community service are important elements of successful reentry. Several reentrants from the GEO Reentry-managed Alcohol & Drug Addiction Parole & Probation Treatment (ADAPPT) took this to heart recently when they participated in community service at the Reading, Pennsylvania library. The library needed help with minor construction and […]
January 7, 2020

17 participate in Tuolumne County Day Reporting Center transition ceremony

In December, 17 men and women graduated from the Tuolumne County Day Reporting Center, celebrating with a transition ceremony at Black Oak Hotel in Tuolumne, California. A dozen of the participants graduated from the day reporting program, while the other five were from the jail reentry program. Some of the […]
January 2, 2020

Alabama Secretary of State speaks at GEO Reentry’s ATEF graduation

Alabama Secretary of State John H. Merrill was the keynote speaker at the Alabama Therapeutic Education Facility graduation ceremony in November. A class of 15 graduated this fall. Graduations are the culmination of a therapeutic treatment regimen designed to adjust criminal behavior and eventually reduce recidivism. Watch video. Secretary Merrill […]
December 30, 2019

GEO Care’s researchers publish research article on substance abuse treatment for inmates

According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, almost seven of 10 individuals released from prison are rearrested within three years. Involvement in drug use is a key driving factor for this poor outcome. Despite the fact that more than half of inmates in prison meet the diagnosis for substance abuse […]
December 27, 2019

GEO Reentry facility Tully House receives Silver Broom award during Newark cleanup

Staff and residents of the GEO Reentry Services facility Tully House in Newark, New Jersey recently participated in the 17th Annual Gateway to a Cleaner Newark City Cleanup, taking second place for collecting the most trash. They received the Silver Broom award for their efforts. Nicknamed “Slam Dunk the Junk,” […]