reentry

2021: Looking Good for Returning Citizens in Idaho

We are looking forward to the new year and opportunities for those of us who are returning to home and community from incarceration. When we say “we” it refers to a coalition of strength in support from groups like St Vincent de Paul SW Idaho, Recovery Idaho, Just Leadership USA and Serving USA. These groups add to the long list of church sponsorship which makes the work we do possible. Just a few of those churches are Common Ground Biker Church, Vertical Church, Cloverdale Church of God.

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St. Vincent de Paul helps former prisoners with rides, jobs and reentering society

BOISE — Jeremy Cunningham didn’t know who was picking him up from prison, but he certainly wasn’t expecting a familiar face. “Wait, I know you,” he said, shaking an older man’s hand with a broad smile on his face. “It’s a small world.” Cunningham, 43, was handed a small paper bag of his belongings in the detention center lobby in south Ada County and followed Mark Renick out into the drizzly Monday morning air.

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