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Mayor Bowser to Recognize National Reentry Month and Highlight Investments in Safer, Stronger Communities

Sunday, April 17, 2022
Celebration to Include a Parade, DC Statehood Food Truck Palooza, Concert, and Fireworks

(Washington, DC) – On Monday, April 18, at 12 pm, Mayor Muriel Bowser and District leaders will recognize National Reentry Month and announce that 200 District residents, identified by the National Institute for Criminal Justice Reform (NICJR) as being at highest risk of involvement in gun violence in the District, have been assigned a multidisciplinary team to include a Credible Contact, a Pathfinder, and a member of the Mayor Bowser’s Cabinet. 

The Mayor’s FY23 budget proposes a $1.7 million investment in a Life Coach initiative that will build on these efforts by providing approximately 20 coaches who will offer high-quality care coordination services, needs assessments, and coordination with outreach teams to execute individual success plans.

When:  
Monday, April 18, at 12 pm  

Who:  
Mayor Muriel Bowser  
Linda Harllee Harper, Director, Office of Gun Violence Prevention 
Delano Hunter, Director, DC Department of Parks and Recreation 
Lamont Carey, Director, Mayor’s Office on Returning Citizen Affairs 
Paul Winestock, Director, Saving Our Next Generation 

Where:  
His & Hers Restaurant
2214 Rhode Island Avenue, NE
*Closest Metro Station: Rhode Island Ave - Brentwood Metro Station* 
*Closest Bikeshare Station: 18th & Monroe Street NE* 

Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected].

The DC Office of Cable Television, Film, Music, and Entertainment will provide a live feed of this event. To view event online visit mayor.dc.gov/live, tune in on Channel 16 (DCN) or any of the social media platforms below.

 

Social Media:
Mayor Bowser Twitter: @MayorBowser
Mayor Bowser Instagram: @Mayor_Bowser
Mayor Bowser Facebook: facebook.com/MayorMurielBowser
Mayor Bowser YouTube: https://www.bit.ly/eomvideos