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Released Juvenile Lifer Speaks to SCI Huntingdon

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May 06, 2019 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

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On April 23, SCI Huntingdon welcomed former juvenile lifer Doug Hollis along with Dr. Margaret Moore and Larry Washington from Sound Community Solutions Inc. to speak to 65 inmates. The attendees included juvenile lifers, lifers and 45 individuals preparing to return to the community. Hollis spoke about his reenty experiences and urged everyone in the room to take advantage of all the resources that are available to them while incarcerated through counselors, parole agents, voluntary groups and reentry programs. Moore and Washington also spoke about the importance of using support systems in the community once released to help with obstacles to reentry that were unexpected or unforeseen.

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