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CHANGING THE NARRATIVE ON RE-ENTRY: TRACEY L. FISHER

The fact that the 600,000 souls – Men and Women, some of whom are parents -- released annually from correctional facilities throughout the United States return to our families and our communities without being equipped with at least some of the minimal psychological and emotional tools they will need as they struggle to transition from years and decades of institutionalization is not lost on Tracey L. Fisher.Heralded as the “Face of Re-Entry”, Mr. Fisher is the founder of “June Is Re-Entry Awareness Month” which is being observed by individuals and organizations in cities across the United States; the Chief Executive Officer of Gateway To Re-Entry; and the architect of a results-oriented initiative that serves as a deterrent to recidivism -- “Ten Steps To Re-Entry”.Numerous accolades have been bestowed upon Fisher in recognition of his groundbreaking work on Re-Entry and Restorative Justice issues – the Lucien Blackwell Award; Authentic Servant Leadership Award; Black Male Engagement …