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[OPIRG-EVENTS] march 3-4: public forum on community corrections (fwd)




Subject: Public Forum on Community Corrections
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2001 12:18:59 -0800
From: "Anna Baker" <anna.gcg@home.com>

You and your colleagues are invited to a
Forum on Community Corrections and Criminal Justice Issues

Presented by THE HOUSE OF HOPE
Funded by Correctional Service Canada

Date:           Saturday March 3rd, and Sunday March 4th, 2001, 1 PM to
4 PM
Place:          RA Centre, 2451 Riverside Drive, Ottawa

Saturday, March 3rd:

Partnerships in Community Corrections
Time:   1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Speaker: Bill Staubi, Director General of Rights, Redress and
Resolution,
Correctional Service Canada
followed by Panel Question and Answer Period
Mr. Staubi will discuss community safety, criminal justice issues and
forming partnerships within the Ottawa community.

Sunday, March 4th:
The Impact on Children of Parental Incarceration
Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Speaker: Emani Davis, Osborne Association, N.Y
followed by Panel Question and Answer Period
Ms. Davis will address initiatives undertaken by corrrectional
institutions
on behalf of children and discuss her personal experiences.

Admission is free
Daycare services available on request
Ample free parking.

SPACE IS LIMITED - RVSP by February 28th

For further information or to register, Contact:
Karen Morehouse or Marnie McCartney, House of Hope
tel: 230-7676

The House of Hope, located in Centretown, Ottawa, offers a supportive,
home-like atmosphere for adult males from federal penitentiaries who are
in
transition from a correctional institution to the community.  The
facility
provides counseling, employment assistance and access to community
resources
for ex-offenders. The House of Hope helps motivate and encourage these
individuals to return to productive community life.

Sponsored in conjunction with: John Howard Society, Maison Decision
House,
Elizabeth Fry Society, Pinganodin Lodge, Ottawa Police Services
Citizensí
Advisory Committee, Aboriginal Justice Circle, Canadian Families
Network,
Children Visiting Prisons Program, YMCA and Play Therapy for Child
Witness
Group
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