Town
Hall

A New Way of Life

A New Way of Life is an organization that advances multi-dimensional solutions to the effects of incarceration. By providing housing and support for formerly incarcerated women for successful community reentry, family reunification, and individual healing. They work to restore the civil rights of formerly incarcerated people. As well as empower, organize and mobilize formerly incarcerated people as advocates for social change and personal transformation.

Presenters: Susan Burton, Founder – A New Way of Life Fr. Perry Henry, St. Vincent de Paul – L.A.

Facilitator: Karen Clifton, Executive Coordinator CPMC

The CPMC webinars follow the competencies outlined by the CPMC Formation Committee. The committee in conjunction with the National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC) recently piloted the first of the prison ministry certification cohorts.

Recent Town Halls

Mental Health Awareness

Join CPMC for a conversation about mental health awareness and advocacy with Katherine Sheffield (USCCB), Ben Wortham (CCUSA), and Ronald Jackson (CCUSA).

Kairos Outside

Kairos Outside offers a comfortable, non-judging retreat for women to support each other as they journey through the incarceration of a friend or relative. Join Evelyn Lemly, CEO of Kairos Prison Ministry International, and Margie Rodriguez, Kairos Outside Leadership Team, to learn about this needed ministry.

Second Chance Month: Opportunities & Barriers to Reentry

This CPMC Advocacy Network town hall discussion focuses on celebrating the opportunities and discussing the barriers to reentry, led by Christy Williams of Catholic Charities USA, Karen Hoeger of Catholic Charities Dubuque, and Sue Haverman and Will Simmons of St. Patrick Center.