How to strengthen relations between justice impacted individuals and community corrections

01/15/2021 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST

Description

Please note: This is a virtual training and will occur over ZOOM. A link to the training was sent out the morning of 1/14/2021. Please email membership@mnsecondchance.org if you register after this time or did not receive the link.

This training will help bridge the gap between justice impacted people and the professionals who serve them. Through a range of exercises, participants will look at the importance of humanizing, listening, and effective communication techniques.

 During this training we will explore:

  • What does communication look like?
  • Communication barriers and how to overcome them.
  • Authority, Respect, and Humility.
  • Listening skills.
  • Advanced communication and how to apply them to your daily roles

 

About the Trainer: Tierre Caldwell works as a Reentry Employment Specialist for The Power of People Leadership Institute where he provides mentorship, equity-based community engagement and career counseling for returning citizens reintegrating back into society.  A member of the advisory board for the American Civil Liberties Union’s Smart Justice Campaign, Caldwell is a steadfast proponent of criminal justice and prison reform and fighting the war on mass incarceration. He is adamant in the battle to end technical violations and restore the right of felons to vote once released back into society. He is also involved with Restore the Vote – Minnesota, a program aimed at dismantling felony voter disenfranchisement to allow more than 50,000 unheard voices to be heard. Caldwell’s other community involvement includes: mentoring middle and high school students about drug prevention through the FBI’s Community Outreach Program; facilitation with the Father Project – a program that assists low-income fathers to establish parental rights, contact with their children and to be more productive parents; community outreach for the Minnesota African American Heritage Museum; lead mentor for the Boys of Hope program which teaches personal power, cultural awareness, manhood, leadership and service-learning to young boys; and a trainer with the North 4 Program with Emerge, an initiative geared toward self-development, personal power, and disrupting the school- to-prison pipeline for at-risk youth.

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