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"You Just Got Out of Prison: Now What?"
"Carlos and Roby are two ex-convicts with a simple mission: picking up inmates on the day they’re released from prison and guiding them through a changed world. …" —The New York Times (July 16, 2015). Continue reading story
RADIO: guest house executive director, clients on Georgetown University's "Inside Transformational Leadership"
"What are the most successful change leaders of today doing to deliver great results?" The radio show, Inside Transformational Leadership, explores that topic—and on June 22, "Guest House: Breaking the Cycle of Crime" featured Executive Director Kari Galloway and graduates Terry Garrett and Faith Ruderfer. The show is on VoiceAmerica™ Internet Talk Radio's Business Channel. Listen here
Arlington Inmate-Mentees' Feedback "Extremely Positive"; Expansion Funding Sought
National studies have shown: mentoring decreases re-offense rates by about 35%. Having long run a Mentoring Program for our Residential clients, in July 2012 Guest House expanded the program to women before their release from incarceration. The first site has been the Arlington County Detention Facility. Since 2012, more than 80 pre-release women have become involved. "The response has been extremely positive," says Mary Lou Dunford, the Guest House Program Coordinator. We are now seeking funds to continue the program in Arlington and reach facilities elsewhere, too. Read more
Thank you, Self Storage Plus!
Self Storage PlusIn April, Self Storage Plus (Potomac Yards) donated six months of free storage to Guest House. The location is convenient to our offices—and it offers a clean, safe place to keep clothing, furniture and other in-kind donations until our clients need them. Read more
 
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