February 5, 2020

BRIDGES OUT OF POVERTY AND GETTING AHEAD WHILE GETTING OUT WORKSHOPS

St. Paul Catholic Church, Flowood, Mississippi, Friday November 15 and Saturday November 16, 2019. 

Two all day workshops sponsored by MARC, Mississippi Association for Returning Citizens were presented by Philip DeVol, Consultant and Author for Aha Process, Inc.

Bridges Out of Poverty provides a framework for organizations and communities to understand people in poverty.  It addresses  poverty at the individual, organizational,

and community levels whereby people in poverty become planners and decision makers.  This workshop is prerequisite for presenters of other Aha Process programs.

Getting Ahead While Getting Out provides a reentry program to reduce recidivism through learning, building resources, accepting responsibility, and working together.  Participants receive certification to present this program to inmates inside correctional facilities. 

MARC members are currently facilitating Getting Ahead While Getting Out courses inside MDOC, Mississippi Department of Corrections. The mission of MARC is to create a support system for returning citizens to help them break the cycles of incarceration and poverty through accountability, collaboration, building resources and learning opportunities.

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  • December 1, 2021

    Our December day of training was postponed due to severe weather. Stay tuned for a new training date to be posted soon. Become a part of the work of MARC! We will be resuming re-entry classes in the prisons this January, and we need more people to help prepare incarcerated men and women to "Get Ahead While Getting Out." Make plans to attend Questions? Call Bob @ 334-717-0890 or Marvin @601-594-8254.

  • June 6, 2021

    Monthly Meetings are open to everyone.
    All are welcome. Join us to learn more about what we do and how you can help.

    NOTE: We will not hold regular meetings in November or December. We are planning a training day to build the team of volunteers working with those who are preparing for release. We will be resuming those re-entry classes in the prisons this January, and we need more people to helping prepare incarcerated men and women to "Get Ahead While Getting Out." Make plans to attend Questions? Call Bob @ 334-717-0890 or Marvin @601-594-8254.

    Monthly meetings are held at:
    St. Paul Catholic Church
    5971 Hwy 25
    Flowood MS  39232

  • June 6, 2021

    Monthly Meetings are held the First Monday of the Month (*except holidays)
    All are welcome. Join us to learn more.

    Next Meeting:
    Date to be determined!
    St. Paul Catholic Church
    5971 Hwy 25
    Flowood MSĀ  39232