Fall 2017 Fundraiser

September 23, 2017 at Spontaneous Celebrations, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts We had a joyful fundraiser and forum on Sept 23, 2017 at Spontaneous Celebrations. See photos from the event below. Senator William Brownsberger, Co-chair of the Judiciary ‘committee spoke well and answered questions well. He stayed the whole evening! The poet, Larry Cobb was good, the […]

Women’s Support Group Begins

A support group for women who have family members preparing for re-entry from prison began on July 21, 2017. It meets 10am to 11:30am at the Grant AME Church, 1906 Washington Street, Roxbury (Take the Silver Line from Ruggles Station). The group is facilitated by Ms. Gate West and is affiliated with Concerned Elders, Inc. […]

Mentoring Program

A t a recent meeting, the Concerned Elders, Inc. Advisory Board formally begin organizing a one-to-one model mentoring program to provide support and a positive role model in the life of people coming out of prison. Currently, mentors are being recruited from the Boston and Worcester areas. All mentors have served time in prison are […]