The World’s First Ministry Created to Support Individuals, Families & Groups with White Collar and Other Nonviolent Criminal Justice Issues

 

 

The World’s First Ministry Created to Support Individuals, Families & Organizations with White Collar/Nonviolent Incarceration Issues

TRANSFORMING LIVES, ONE STEP AT A TIME.

Rev. Jeff Grant, J.D., M.Div., Co-Founder

From serving time to time serving

Jeff is an ordained minister with over three decades of experience in crisis management, business, law, reentry, recovery (clean & sober 16+ years), and executive & religious leadership. Sometimes referred to in the press as “The Minister to Hedge Funders,” he uses his experience and background to guide people faithfully forward in their lives, relationships, careers and business opportunities, and to help them to stop making the kinds of decisions that previously resulted in loss, suffering and shame.

After an addiction to prescription opioids and serving almost fourteen months in a Federal prison for a white-collar crime he committed when he was a lawyer, Jeff started his own reentry – earning a Master of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York with a focus in Christian Social Ethics.  He is Co-Founder of Progressive Prison Ministries, Inc., the world’s first ministry created to support individuals, families and groups with white collar and other nonviolent incarceration issues, and is the first person in the United States formerly incarcerated for a white collar crime to be appointed as CEO of a major criminal justice organization.

As an ordained minister, conversations and communications between Jeff and those he serves fall under clergy privilege laws. This is one reason that attorneys often allow and encourage their clients to maintain relationships with Jeff while in active prosecution or litigation situations.

Lynn Springer, Co-Founder

Faith in action

Lynn is the Founding Advocate of the Innocent Spouse & Children Project. As the innocent partner of a white-collar criminal, and a mother, Lynn is called to this ministry with a heart of compassion and understanding. A certified yoga instructor, she assists women and families in finding ethical ways through faith and practical solutions to a new sturdy, healthy, spiritual way of life.

 

 

Upcoming/Recent Events

The Criminal Justice Insider Podcast with Babz Rawls Ivy & Jeff Grant: Guest Michael Kimelman, Former Hedge Fund Founder and Manager who was Incarcerated for a White Collar Crime, Fri., Oct. 18, 2019, 9 am ET

Please join us on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, 9 am ET, when Michael Kimelman, a former hedge fund founder and manager who was convicted and incarcerated for a white collar crime (who is a member of our online White Collar Support Group), will be our guest on Criminal...

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The Criminal Justice Insider Podcast with Babz Rawls Ivy & Jeff Grant: Guest Charlie Grady, Outreach Specialist for the FBI CT Community Outreach Program, Fri., Oct. 4, 2019, 9 am ET

Please join us on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, 9 am ET, when Charlie Grady, Outreach Specialist for the FBI CT Community Outreach Program, will be our guest on Criminal Justice Insider with Babz Rawls Ivy & Jeff Grant – The Voice of CT Criminal Justice. Live on WNHH...

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The Criminal Justice Insider Podcast with Babz Rawls Ivy & Jeff Grant: Guest Corey Brinson, Former Attorney Convicted for a White Collar Crime who is now a Prison and Pardons Consultant Running for Hartford City Council , Fri., Nov. 1, 2019, 9 am ET

Please join us on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, 9 am ET, when Corey Brinson, a former attorney convicted for a white collar crime who is now a prison and pardons consultant running for Hartford City Council (and a member of our online White Collar/Nonviolent Support Group),...

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The Criminal Justice Insider Podcast with Babz Rawls Ivy & Jeff Grant: Khalil Cumberbatch, Chief Strategist at New Yorkers United for Justice, Fri., Sept. 6, 2019, 9 am ET

Please join us on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, 9 am ET, when Khalil Cumberbatch, Chief Strategist at New Yorkers United for Justice, will be our guest on The Criminal Justice Insider Podcast with Babz Rawls Ivy & Jeff Grant – The Voice of CT Criminal Justice. Live on...

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Criminal Justice Insider with Babz Rawls Ivy & Jeff Grant, with Guest Dieter Tejada, J.D., Justice Impacted Criminal Justice Advocate, Fri., Mar. 15, 2019

Friday, March 15, 2019, 9 am ET, Dieter Tejada, J.D., justice impacted criminal justice advocate, was our guest on Criminal Justice Insider with Babz Rawls Ivy & Jeff Grant – The Voice of CT Criminal Justice. Live on WNHH 103.5 FM New Haven and live-streaming at...

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Recent Blog Posts

Dear Jeff: The Email That Left Me Speechless

I received this email from a new member of our Confidential Online White Collar Support Group from Ohio. I was so moved that I had to share it with you. This is exactly why I became a minister to those with white collar and other nonviolent criminal justice issues....

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