In America, we pride ourselves on being the land of opportunity. However, those recently released from jail or prison would probably argue that we have not exactly lived up to that claim. With that in mind, the Class of 2010-2011 of the Memphis Bar Association Leadership Forum created the most comprehensive listing of reentry resources available in Memphis and Shelby County.
If we ever hope to restore previously incarcerated people to a productive and healthy position in society, we must give them the tools. Well, here they are.
Bookmark this link, and if you or a friend or family member need a hand with life, check out the 2011 Memphis-Shelby County Reentry Resource Guide.
(Please note that the guide is searchable and available for download if opened in a new window.)