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STAR Summit 2016: Young Offenders

More than 260 people attended the 2016 STAR Summit on March 15. This year's focus on young offenders featured presentations by Saint Louis University, ACT Missouri, St. Louis Drug Court, Missouri Division of Youth Services, St Elizabeth-Mother of John The Baptist Catholic Church, and the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis.

A special thank you to this year's Summit sponsors: ARCHS, Lutheran Foundation of St. Louis, Missouri Department of Corrections, St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley, St. Louis City, St. Louis County, and Washington University in St. Louis.

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2015 Summit (March 18, 2015)

On March 18, 2015, STAR hosted its sixth annual Reentry Summit at St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley. More than 250 participants attended sessions on the social, emotional, and economic implications of returning home, and best practices for community reengagement.

The keynote speaker was Eugene Schneeberg, Director of Center for Faith-Based & Neighborhood Partnerships, U.S. Department of Justice. He applauded STAR's unique community collaboration model and provided updates on several federal reentry programs.

Other speakers included representatives from the City of St. Louis, St. Louis County, Places for People, Missouri Department of Corrections, University of Missouri-St. Louis, and Washington University in St. Louis.

The annual event provides networking opportunities for criminal justice, community, and faith-based organizations providing services to ex-offenders and their families. At the Summit, new activities were announced including updates to the website and a "coffee chat" professional development program set to begin in May.This year's Summit sponsors included: ARCHS, Lutheran Foundation of St. Louis, Missouri Department of Corrections, St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley, St. Louis City, St. Louis County, and Washington University in St. Louis. Download PDFs of presentations:

2015 STAR Summit Recap

On March 18, 2015, STAR hosted its sixth annual Reentry Summit at St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley. More than 250 participants attended sessions on the social, emotional, and economic implications of returning home, and best practices for community reengagement.

The keynote speaker was Eugene Schneeberg, Director of Center for Faith-Based & Neighborhood Partnerships, U.S. Department of Justice. He applauded STAR's unique community collaboration model and provided updates on several federal reentry programs.

Other speakers included representatives from the City of St. Louis, St. Louis County, Places for People, Missouri Department of Corrections, University of Missouri-St. Louis, and Washington University in St. Louis.

The annual event provides networking opportunities for criminal justice, community, and faith-based organizations providing services to ex-offenders and their families.

At the Summit, new activities were announced including updates to the website and a "coffee chat" professional development program set to begin in May.

This year's Summit sponsors included: ARCHS, Lutheran Foundation of St. Louis, Missouri Department of Corrections, St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley, St. Louis City, St. Louis County, and Washington University in St. Louis.

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STAR Summit: March 18, 2015

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The Journey Home: Building Bridges & Mending Fences

Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Time: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Location: St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley (Student Center), 3400 Pershall Road, St. Louis, MO 63135

Cost: $17 includes lunch

Featuring: Sessions on the social, emotional, and economic implications of returning home, and best practices for community reengagement. Great information sharing and networking opportunities for criminal justice, community, and faith-based organizations providing services to ex-offenders and their families.

Keynote Speaker: Eugene Schneeberg, Director of Center for Faith-Based & Neighborhood Partnerships, U.S. Department of Justice.

Sponsors: ARCHS, Lutheran Foundation of St. Louis, Missouri Department of Corrections, St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley, St. Louis City, St. Louis County, and Washington University in St. Louis.