SADO's Project Reentry Presents "Your Best Life Reentry Workshop Series"

Next: The Restaurant Opportunity Center, July 22, 2018

SADO’s Project Reentry facilitates the Your Best Life Reentry Workshop Series aimed at assisting returning citizens with essential life skills necessary for a successful transition home. These workshops are primarily geared toward reentering juvenile lifers, but all returning citizens are welcome.

Past Workshops


SADO has hosted 10 workshops in 2017 and 2018:

Technology Part 1: Detroit Public Library employees presented on internet safety and online job searches.

Support Group Roundtable: Facilitated by SADO staff, attendees shared their experiences since release and discussed the need for a strong support network.

Technology Part 2: SADO staff presented on internet safety, security, privacy and social network services.

Career Readiness: Attendees learned about job interviews and worked on job applications.

Budgeting and Financing: Attendees learned about money management.

Life Mapping: Attendees learned techniques and strategies for achieving success in personal, social, and professional settings.

Building Your Credit:  Attendees learned how to build credit to eventually qualify for a car loan or mortgage.

Building Positive Relationships After Returning Home:  Attendees engaged in interactive learning about the best was to build positive and mutually beneficial relationships.

Taxpayer Information Session: Attendees engaged in interactive learning around paying taxes, filing a tax return, and resolving issues with the Internal Revenue Service.

Eastern Market Workshop: Attendees learned about eating healthy on a budget and how to navigate to and around the Eastern Market.

Upcoming Workshop

The Restaurant Opportunities Center, Sunday, July 22, 2:00 - 4:00pm at SADO's Detroit office: Special guest Allen Lee, Director of the Restaurant Opportunities Center, will discuss available careers in the flourishing restaurant industry, a paid training program designated for returning citizens, and much more!

Find the Restaurant Opportunities Center flyer here.

Read more about the Your Best Life Reentry Workshop Series here.