National Day of Prison and Reentry Nonprofits 2017

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The National Day of Prison and Reentry Nonprofits is celebrated annually on the first Friday in November. In 2017, the date will be November 3, 2017.

The National Network of Prison Nonprofits (NC4RSO) encourages each prison and reentry nonprofit to plan ahead to participate in this annual event.  Local "prison and reentry" are the local components of this national event.

  • What: The National Network of Prison Nonprofits (NC4RSO, with additional partners, is bringing national attention to the impact of jail, prison, and reentry nonprofits make toward reentry success and community wellness.
  • When: November 3, 2017
  • Where: A national initiative with local participation from "prison and reentry nonprofits" around the U.S.  This is a local media opportunity for our member organizations.
  • Why: Because no one is "just another brick in the wall."  600,000+ people a year get released from state and federal prisons.  We want people to succeed when they get released.
  • How: National publicity happens each year.  Local events in individual cities include activities set up and hosted by local prison and reentry nonprofits - tables at local colleges, reentry round tables for the community, "information fairs" at local jails and prisons to inform local incarcerated individuals about community resources and programs, etc.  Any events hosted or co-hosted directly by the National Network of Prison Nonprofits are indicated with an asterisk below. Local groups hosting their own events can contact the National Network of Prison Nonprofits to request to have their events announced nationally through a coordinated combination of national announcements.

Media Fact Sheet

 

PARTICIPATING NONPROFITS 2017

Links to events will be posted closer to the date in 2016.

Cities that hosted past events have included Sedona, Arizona, Seattle, Washington, and cities in Texas and Connecticut.

 

National T-Shirt Campaign

(Donor wall): Donate to our 2016 campaign to freely distribute "National Day of Prison and Reentry Nonprofits" t-shirts to front-line "prison and reentry nonprofits." You'll get your name posted on our wall to show that you support making sure that no one is "just another brick in the wall."  You can even designate specific "prison and reentry nonprofits" as t-shirt recipients.  Order one to wear yourself, if you like.

 

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