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Community Corrections seeks members for Racial Equity Action Team

Ramsey County Community Corrections is seeking community members committed to advancing racial equity to join a new Racial Equity and Community Engagement Action Team. The purpose of the action team is to bring community members with a multitude of experiences and backgrounds to the table to engage in shared power and decision-making with Community Corrections. This team will guide development of a racial equity action plan for Community Corrections.

Ramsey County residents from the following backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply:

  • Personal experience on probation or incarcerated in Ramsey County
  • Experience as a caregiver/parent of a young person on probation or incarcerated in Ramsey County
  • Experience providing community-based services to individuals on probation or who have been incarcerated in Ramsey County
  • Victim(s) impacted by individuals on probation or incarcerated in Ramsey County

Members will meet monthly and will be compensated with a $50 Visa gift card for each meeting. Individuals who would like to join the action team can express interest online, or by contacting Racial and Health Equity Planner Latasha Jennings via email or phone (651) 266-2634. The action team anticipates convening starting in December of 2021, but will continue recruiting for members through January 2022.  

Posted on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 12:12 p.m.