Virtual Events Resources
For something else to do while you're indoors, here are some helpful resources for virtual events and Columbus locales that can be experienced from the comfort of your own home!
Prison Fellowship, the nation’s largest Christian nonprofit serving prisoners, former prisoners, and their families, is partnering with the ODRC’s Office of Reentry to celebrate national Second Chance™ Month in the Buckeye State after President Joseph Biden’s Proclamation was issued on April 1, 2021. As a result, the ODRC’s Office of Reentry is conducting several virtual events that are taking place starting Monday, April 26, 2021. All these virtual events are open to the public. They include:
Tuesday, April 27, 2021:
- Community Reentry Best Practices and Success Stories—presented by the South Reentry Region—11:30am to 1:00pm. For the link, click here.
- Meet and Greet with Northwest Region Circle and Coalition—12:00pm to 1:00pm. For the link, click here.
- Northeast Region Highlights with Community Partners, featuring Child Support, ReLink, OMJ, Passages, Catholic Charities, Family Promise, and Thrive—12:30pm to 2:00pm. For the link, click here.
Wednesday, April 28, 2021:
- Being Street Smart, presented by the Northwest Reentry Region—10:00am to 12:00pm. For the link, click here.
- The Transformational Impact of Reentry Courts, featuring Judge Nancy Russo and Judge Timothy Kuhlman, presented by the South Reentry Region—11:30am to 1:30pm. For the link, click here.
Thursday, April 29, 2021
- ODRC Release Cards and Identification Documents: Don’t Leave Home Without Them! Presented by South Region—11:30am to 12:30pm. For the link, click here.
- Northwest Family Forum, featuring formerly incarcerated individuals, family members, parole officers, and case managers—5:30pm to 7:30pm. For the link, click here.
And don't forget to take a look at WCBE's own Community Events Calendar to see what else is going on online in Columbus!