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Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1
Woodbury, Connecticut 06798

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

Twitter. Facebook. Instagram. Psychology Today. LinkedIn. Clubhouse. Medium. Substack.

Lynn Springer, Co-Founding Advocate

Jeff Krantz, Operations, Support Group Relations

Bill Livolsi, Deputy Director, Support Group Relations, Coaching

Craig Stanland, Speaking, Coaching

Rev. Fr. Joseph Ciccone, Ed.D., M.Div., Supervising Minister, Religion, Spirituality

Jacqueline Polverari, M.B.A., M.S.W., Women’s Incarceration Issues, Family Issues

Joshua Cagney, M.A., Programs, Peer Mentoring, Men’s Incarceration Issues

Seth Williams, J.D., Advocacy

Tom Hardin, Advocacy

Basia Skudrzyk, M.B.A., Marketing & Development


Progressive Prison Ministries, Inc. was founded in 2012, incorporated in 2014 and granted 510(c)(3) status in 2015. We are an outreach ministry of St. Joseph Mission Church, 450 Wilfred Terrace, Cliffside Park, NJ, 07010, Rev. Father Joseph Ciccone, Ed. D, M Div, presiding, (201) 754-4GOD,,

Progressive Prison Ministries, Inc.

The World’s First Ministry Serving The White Collar Justice Community. 501(c)(3)


White Collar Support Group

White Collar Week Podcast

Progressive Prison Project

Innocent Spouse & Children Project

Center for Ethical Training & Transformation – U.S. (CETTUS)


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Speaking Engagements:

Jeff is a sought-after speaker, moderator, panelist and guest preacher whose topics include: “Everything I Need to Know I Learned in Prison”, “Finding Purpose and Happiness after Personal Tragedy”, Criminal Justice Reform, Successful Alcohol and Substance Recovery (Jeff is clean & sober 18+ years), Successfully Navigating Life with Mental Health Issues, and Jeff’s own Riches-to-Rags-to-Redemption story.

Highlighted speaking venues include Main Stage Presenter at The Nantucket Project (Nantucket, MA), the Greenwich Leadership Forum (Greenwich, CT), the Corrections Ministries and Chaplains Association (CMCA) Correctional Ministry Summit (Wheaton College, IL & Philadelphia, PA), Salons at Stowe – Harriet Beecher Stowe Center (Hartford, CT), Community Health Network of Connecticut Social Determinants of Health Summit (Wallingford, CT), The Neighborhood Project (Greenwich, CT), U.S. Small Business Administration Conference (Fairfield, CT), Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York (NY, NY), Yale Divinity School (New Haven, CT) and many universities, colleges and religious institutions throughout the country. Jeff will be speaking at the Michigan State University White Collar Conference in May 2021.

Jeff is a Professional Member of the National Speakers Association. For information or to book Jeff to speak, guest preach, or for a panel or other presentation, please see his e-speakers profile here.

For Jeff’s full bio, click here.







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