Community Solutions of El Paso to host Prison Family Conference

Posted on December 9, 2011 · Posted in Corrections News

The Community Solutions of El Paso are hosting the 3 day “Prisoner’s Family Conference” to offer a distinct opportunity to develop awareness and increase understanding of the uniquely disturbing circumstances and crucial needs of the prisoner’s family.

The Prisoner’s Family Conference provides insight and opportunities that will lead to action that elevates The Prisoner’s Family to integral, valuable and valued membership in the mainstream community.

EVENING EVENTS

  • Wednesday – 7:00 – 9:00 PM
    A SERIOUS LOOK AT HOW WORKING TOGETHER WILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE
    “NETWORKING FOR CHANGE – ADVOCACY” A Panel of Advocacy Experts & Facilitated Discussion
    (Refreshments Provided)
  • Thursday – 7:00 – 9:00 PM
    A LIGHTER LOOK AT HOW WORKING TOGETHER
    CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE
    “NETWORKING FOR CHANGE – REAL LIFE RE-ENTRY”
    (Refreshments Provided)
  • Friday Evening Networking – Join Fellow-Conference-Goers for Additional Networking
    Take the Tramway to the Top of the Mountain for Amazing Sites & Dinner or the Train to Santa Fe for Shopping & Dinner (Special Pricing Being Explored)
  • SATURDAY – WINGS MINISTRY PARTY AT ALBUQUERQUE AREA PRISON
    (Requires Pre-registration; background check & T-shirt)
    COMPLETE & RETURN NCIC FORM WITH REGISTRATION MATERIALS Albuquerque “WINGS” Volunteers are Preparing an EXCITING SILENT AUCTION To support the Conference Great Southwestern Souvenirs!

Fee Notes: 3-day Conference Attendee – Early Bird by 12/15 $175 – Regular after 12/15 $198 – On Site after 02/15 $250
Event Location: Alburquerque, New Mexico United States
Sheraton Uptown Hotel 2600 Louisiana Blvd. NE Alburquerque, New Mexico 87110 (505)881-0000
*** Special Conference Room Rate: $83 ***
To receive this special rate, you must say you are with the Prisoner’s Family Conference

Contact Information: Community Solutions of El Paso 2200 N Yarbrough, B245 El Paso, TX United States (915) 861-7733

Community Solutions of El Paso provide many services; one in particular is the “Connections” program which provides specialized services for children of prisoners and other family members. One-to-One Mentoring of children of prisoners ages four through high school are matched with caring volunteers who become special friends to the child and their caretaker during a very difficult time. Mentors are provided comprehensive preparatory and on-going training; undergo background and drug screens and receive a home visit from a caseworker before being matched with a “Connections KID”. Ongoing match support and supervision is provided by program caseworkers.