Broward County Library - Reach Out Reach Up Reintegration Program

Your Name and Title: Roslyn Dean, Community Engagement Manager

Library, School, or Organization Name: Broward County Library

Co-Presenter Name(s): N/A

Area of the World from Which You Will Present:Fort Lauderdale, FL

Language in Which You Will Present: English

Target Audience(s): Adults/Adult Services Librarians/Formerly Incarcerated 

Short Session Description (one line): Reach Out Reach Up is a reintegration assistance program for formerly incarcerated individuals.

Full Session Description (as long as you would like): In partnership with the Broward Sheriff's Office (BSO), Broward County Library (BCL) implemented the Reach Out Reach Up program to offer library resources and services to formerly incarcerated individuals in an effort to support successful re-entry into the community. Participants work with a Library Liaison to develop a personalized success plan that includes access to resources such as classes on job readiness, technology training, literacy classes and more.

Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session: www.broward.org/library

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