Location: Islamic Society of CNY
The Reentry Forum meet with formerly incarcerated Muslims to discuss issues relative to returning to society. The forum extends structure, reinforces Islamic conduct/morals and offers fellowship. Forum volunteers can help assess health, addiction, employment, housing or social service needs and recommend referrals . Open conversation in forum meetings can identify barriers that could prevent a successful return to society.
This forum also serves as a means of removing stigmatization of individuals returning to the Muslim community after incarceration. The Reentry ISCNY Forum seeks to serve as a vehicle to address marginalization, loneliness and behaviors that lead to recidivism by offering support in an Islamic environment.
Forum inquiries can be directed to Br. Khalil AbdulKhabir.
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