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Friday, September 02, 2011

The Bronx Community Recovery Center, in association with the Bronx Cooperative Alliance,
Palladia, Inc, Delta Sigma Theta and Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, will be hosting a half day forum.
“Breaking the Stigma”: The F.I.R.M. Symposium (Formerly Incarcerated Recovering Men & Women)

Saturday, September 10, 2011
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Mt. Carmel Baptist Church
1376 Prospect Avenue
Bronx, NY 10459

Topics will include:
From the Prisons to Community – Re-entering Society
Street Law vs. Real Law – Knowing Your Rights as a Citizen
Breaking the Vicious Cycle - Creating Positive Social Networks
Brother 2 Brother - Redefining Manhood
Panel Discussion:
What are the barriers re-entering into society? How can we help?
Employment, Housing, Family Support and more

Refreshments will be served.
Admission is free, but you must RSVP as seats are limited.
For more information or to RSVP, please contact:
Aja Stubbs (718) 292-5788 ext. 8654 or astubbs@phoenixhouse.org

Transportation:
Train: 2 or 5 Train to Freeman Street
Bus: BX15 to Prospect Place – Ritter Avenue

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