Upcoming Workshops

SADO’s Project Reentry facilitates monthly workshops aimed at assisting formerly incarcerated individuals with essential life skills necessary for a successful transition home.

2021 Workshops

  1. Goal Setting, January 24, 2021: The workshop focuses on the power of setting short and long-term goals. 

  2. Rebranding: A New Approach to Success, February 21, 2021: The workshop focuses on improving job search and interview techniques. 

  3. MichiganLegalHelp.org: An Introduction to Handling a Legal Issue on Your Own, March 21, 2021: The workshop focuses on learning how to use the Michigan Legal Help website to handle legal issues on your own.

  4. Michigan Reconnect: Tuition Free Assistance, April 18, 2021: The workshop focuses on a program providing tuition-free assistance to adults earning an associate's degree or postsecondary certificate in community college or a private training school.

  5. Welcome Home Workshop - How Can We Help? May 24, 2021: The workshop is especially designed for those who have recently returned home from incarceration. Attendees will learn about available resources and will have their specific questions and concerns addressed.

  6. Worker Protection Reentry Workshop: Wage and Hours, June 21, 2021: The US Department of Labor explained wage and medical leave protections and informed people how to file confidential complaints against unfair wage and hour labor practices.

  7. Cr8 the Space Workshop, July 19, 2021: The workshop features a conversation with Denzel Herrera-Davis, founder of Cr8 the Space, a marketplace and community that focuses on Black mental health.

  8. Roundtable with the Michigan Department of Corrections, September 13, 2021:The workshop is an opportunity for formerly incarcerated persons to dialogue with MDOC staff and team members about the experience of reentry and parole for the purpose of generating ideas to improve the reentry process.

2020 Workshop Archive

2019 Workshops Archive

2018 Workshops Archive

2017 Workshops Archive

Workshop Date, Time, and Location

Pre-COVID, workshops were held at our Detroit office with an online livestream option available for those not in the Detroit area. During COVID, workshops are held online via Zoom. Workshops are typically held on the third Sunday of the month from 2-3:30 pm. 

Who Can Attend? 

All impacted individuals are welcome. Friends and family, community leaders and activists, students, and teachers, are also welcome. 

How Can You Help?

If you’re interested in facilitating a workshop or helping out in any way, please contact us at reentry@sado.org.


Email reentry@sado.org or call 313-670-0309 to RSVP.