About the Statewide Reentry Council
The Statewide Reentry Council was created in 2016 to improve public safety and outcomes for individuals reentering the community (43.380 RCW). Services include:
The Governor appointed 15 members from the community that represent a variety of constituencies and organizations.
What we propose to do
In December 2016 the Council published their first Report on Reentry From Confinement including policy topics most members were committed to supporting this year.
REENTRY NEWS AND EVENTS
October 19: Candidate Forum on Public Health, Safety, Reentry, and Justice Reform. Public Defenders Association. Contact Enrique Gonzalez for more information.
October 21, 12:30-3:30 PM: Monroe Correctional Complex WSRU Reentry Resource Event. Susan Piccini, 206-516-7774.
October 29-30: International Community Corrections Association (ICCA) Annual Conference, Seattle. Details and registration are online. Multiple Council members are presenting.
November 3: National Day of Prison and Reentry Nonprofits.
November 14, 12:30-3:30 PM: Statewide Reentry Council Meeting will be held at the Religious Activity Center (RAC) located in the Washington State Reformatory Unit (WSRU) of the Monroe Correctional Complex. Meeting is open to the public but clearance is required. Please email Christopher Poulos at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 360-725-2852 for more information.
Bylaws of Statewide Reentry Council (PDF)
Report on Reentry From Confinement (our first progress report)
Chapter 43.380 RCW (authorizing statute)
Governor Inslee’s Executive Order 16-05: Building Safe and Strong Communities Through Successful Reentry
Council Meetings and Agendas
The Council gathers at least four times a year, often in Pierce County – and at least once at a state correctional facility. All Reentry Council meetings are open to the public.
July 12, 2016 (PDF)
October 18, 2016 (PDF)
November 29, 2016 (PDF)
January 25, 2017 (PDF)
March 15, 2017 (PDF)
June 15, 2017 (PDF)
September 28, 2017 (PDF): Statewide Reentry Council Meeting. King County Courthouse.
November 14, 2017: Statewide Reentry Council meeting. Washington State Reformatory (Monroe Correctional Complex).
December 5, 2017: Statewide Reentry Council meeting. 12:30-3:30 PM. Seattle or SeaTac (details TBD).
January 17, 2018: Legislative Lunch. 12:00-1:00 PM. Temple of Justice Reception Room, Olympia.
January 17, 2018: Statewide Reentry Council meeting. 1:30 PM. Commerce offices, Olympia (following the Legislative Lunch).