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Project Reentry Presents the 2022 Holiday Hangout

Saturday, December 17 12:00-2:00pm at SADO Detroit

Join SADO’s Project Reentry and the SADO family for our 2022 Holiday Hangout where members of the reentry community will come together to hang out, reflect after a couple of challenging years, and of course, to participate in our annual ugly sweater contest. The sweater is optional, but the ugliest sweater wins a prize! We will be hanging out at our new office location at 3031 W. Grand Blvd, Suite 450, Detroit, MI 48202. Read More

SADO Seeks Summer Legal and Mitigation Interns

The Michigan State Appellate Defender Office (SADO) seeks first and second-year law students committed to public service, racial equity, and social justice to join our Summer Internship Program. SADO also seeks legal and mitigation interns to join our Juvenile Lifer Unit Summer Internship Program.  Read More

Project Reentry Triumph Report Highlights Impressive Successes

In 2022, the Michigan Justice Fund (MJF) supported the creation of a new role at Project Reentry (PR). Our “Summer Justice Fellow” Brandon Harrington spent many hours with former juvenile lifer clients represented by SADO attorneys to glean insight into their journeys, their challenges, their personal and their collective successes. Read More

The October Issue of The Drum Has Arrived from Project Reentry

Articles, Stories, and Resources for the JLWOP Community

The October 2022 issue of The Drum is here! The Drum is a publication, produced by SADO’s Project Reentry, featuring articles by and for former juvenile lifers returning to the community. The Drum also identifies a wide variety of resources for returning citizens, including financial budgeting, employment opportunities, and community tips. The October edition features an article on Justice Denied by Brandon Harrington, a spotlight on former juvenile lifer Darnell Johnson, job opportunities, Fall recipes, and much more! Read More

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This project was funded by the Byrne JAG grant #2010-DJ-BX-0003, awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), and administered by the Michigan state Police (MSP). Points of view or opinions contained within this document do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the MSP or DOJ.