Testimony: Before the CT State Legislature Public Health Committee Relating to Opioid Use Disorder, March 16, 2018

Testimony in Support of S.B. No. 172 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING ACCESS TO TREATMENT FOR OPIOID USE DISORDER IN CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES. Senator Gerratana, Senator Somers, Representative Steinberg and distinguished members of the Public Health Committee. My name is Jeff Grant and I am Executive Director of Family ReEntry, a criminal justice nonprofit with offices and … Read more

The Redemption of Jeff Grant

Reprinted from Greenwich Magazine, March 2018 issue THE LAST BAD DECISION SLIPPED OUT OF HIM AS EASILY AS WATER OVER A FALLS. He’d filled out the paperwork demonstrating that his law firm, Jeffrey D. Grant & Associates, had suffered economic hardship in the wake of 9/11, embellishing only a little to buttress his claim. In … Read more

Greenwich Resident Don Young Elected to Family ReEntry Board

Bridgeport, CT – (January 8, 2018) – Family ReEntry, a nonprofit leader that assists individuals and families affected by the criminal justice system, today announced the appointment of Don Young to its Board of Directors. “As the new Board Chair, I can’t think of a better holiday gift than to welcome Don Young onto our … Read more

Business Insider: This is what it’s like when the 1% go to jail, according to a couple that ministers to their families, by Rachael Levy

Shame. Ostracism. A shift to food stamps. This is a harsh reality for the families of white-collar criminals — hedge fund managers convicted of insider trading, or bankers nabbed for embezzlement. Sure, these are some of the world’s most privileged people, and incarceration certainly ruins lives across the economic spectrum. So these “one-percenters” garner no … Read more

The National Hire Ex-Felons Campaign

The National Hire Ex-Felons Campaign By Bob Pelshaw – Guest Blogger  The Relationship Between Felons – Jobs –  Employers – Crime As an employer I never thought about this issue until becoming a convicted felon myself. I served ten months at Leavenworth Federal Prison Camp for a mistake nearly all businessmen have done: I “robbed … Read more

Authentic, A Sermon by Rev. Jeff Grant

  Link to Video of sermon on YouTube here. Let us pray. May the words of my mouth, and the meditations of all our hearts, be acceptable in your sight Oh Lord – our Rock and our Redeemer. Good morning, and welcome to Martin Luther King Sunday at Norfield Church.  What an auspicious day to … Read more