State Rep. Alisha Thomas Morgan (D-Austell), along with co-sponsors Destiny World Church, , Reentry Project, Inc., and the Rehoboth Family and Community Services, Inc., will hold a town hall meeting on Saturday, June 30 from 10 a.m. to noon at at 7400 Factory Shoals Road in Austell.
The purpose of the meeting is to educate the public about the challenges ex-offenders face when trying to reenter society. The meeting will also connect ex-offenders with resources that will help them reenter society and will help them become more productive members of society.
The event will feature expert panelists discussing the recent criminal justice reform law passed this legislative session, resources to aid ex-offenders, as well as personal testimonies.
Others who will also participate in the town hall meeting include: Sara Totonchi, Executive Director – Law Offices of the Southern Center for Human Rights, Dr. Brian McGregor, Behavioral Health Researcher/Community Voices Instructor – Morehouse School of Medicine Dept. of Psychiatry, Marissa McCall Dodson, Lead Coming Home Attorney/Staff Attorney - Georgia Justice Project, Kareem West, Assistant District Attorney - Cobb Judicial Circuit, Renee Snead, Director of Public Policy Advocacy - Central Outreach & Advocacy Center, Cynthia McGarity - Rehoboth Family and Community Services, Inc. and Jon Moses - Reentry Project, Inc.