Perhaps it’s fitting that a new multi-million dollar program designed to help people rebuild their lives after prison hired an ex-con to be one of its executives. The Concordance Academy of Leadership, which vows to revolutionized the re-entry field in Missouri and beyond with evidence-based practices, said Wednesday that it had hired former Missouri state senator Jeff Smith, a Democrat, to be vice president in charge of community engagement and policy.
The Importance of a Support System During Re-Entry
June is Family Reunification Month. As we think of reunification within the landscape of re-entry, we must acknowledge that both journeys are often difficult and non-linear. At Concordance, we support our participants throughout their healing journey so that they can have healthy relationships not only with themselves, but also with their families and members of their support systems.
A Healing First Approach
The last two years have been challenging for everyone. The stress of the dual pandemics – COVID and racial equity – and subsequent isolation, loss, and uncertainty have taken their […]
Concordance Names Scott Brown To Its Board of Directors
Biotechnology executive brings 20 years of advocacy and leadership in the healthcare and government sectors to Concordance. Concordance, a CARF accredited, re-entry non-profit headquartered in St. Louis, announced that Scott […]