County mayor says stable housing critical in keeping ex-offenders out of system

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 28, 2022 5:23 PM CT | Published: June 27, 2022 4:33 PM CT

The housing will provide a home for four ex-offenders who are participating in the Shelby County Office of Re-Entry’s FOCUSED program, an 11-week training program that combines job readiness with the opportunity for selection into vocational training programs.

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Shelby County Office of Re-Entry Shelby County Government Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris Roshun Austin The Works Inc. DeAndre Brown Dominique Winfrey
Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers criminal justice for The Daily Memphian. A lifelong Memphian, Julia graduated from the University of Memphis in 2021. Other publications and organizations she has written for include Chalkbeat, Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent magazine and Memphis magazine.


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