Congressman Hank Johnson's Upcoming Restoration Resources Fair for Ex-Offenders

By: Jaymin Harris

The Rashad Richey Morning Show
February 19, 2020 - 6:36 am
Rashad Richey and Congressman Hank Johnson

Photo By: Jaymin Harris/ WAOK

On Thursday, February 20, Congressman Henry “Hank” Johnson (GA-04) will host his Restoration Resource Fair for ex-offenders, previously incarcerated, returning citizens or those caught up in the system. More than 100 community partners will join the Congressman for the event that will work to assist citizens find a job, receive healthcare and wellness screenings, criminal review or record expungement, housing and transportation vouchers, mental & spiritual guidance, hunger assistance and other critical support services.

WHO: Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04); DeKalb Sheriff’s Office, Rockdale Sheriff’s Office, Newton County Sheriff’s Office, Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office; DeKalb, Rockdale and Newton County Accountability Courts; Georgia Department of Corrections; Georgia Department of Labor;

WHAT: Congressman Hank Johnson’s Restoration Resource Fair to offer employment opportunities, criminal record review or expungement, mental and spiritual guidance, housing and education resources, transportation, healthcare and wellness screenings; as well as hunger assistance and support services.

WHEN: Thursday, Feb.20, 2020; 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.;

WHERE: Georgia Piedmont Technical College, 495 North Indian Creek Drive, Clarkston, GA 30021;

Some Community Partners Include: Salvation Army; The National Urban League; Goodwill; Department of Driver Services (DMV); The U.S. Census; MARTA; The U.S. Department of Child Support; The International Union of Engineers; Southern Mechanicals; Work Source DeKalb, Work Source Gwinnett; GA Works; The Georgia Department of Labor; The Door; Stand Inc.; SNAP; DFCS; Overcomers House; Veterans Molding Minds; Nu-Way Staffing; The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department; The John Marshall School of Law; Georgia Piedmont Technical College; Oakhurst Medical Center; Atlanta Food Bank; Helping Hands; 2020 Census; Worksource DeKalb; Worksource Gwinnett; and Atlanta Technical College.

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