Mayor's Office, REimage Will Offer Youth a Second Chance and Help Break the Cycle of Crime, Violence
Initiative will connect 100 young adult offenders to jobs, education
Date Published: 11/17/2015
Mayor Greg Fischer today launched REimage, an initiative set to help young adults in aspects from continuing their education to getting a job to coping with drug and alcohol issues. One hundred local young adults will get a second chance at success through this new city initiative.
The REimage program will target young people, ages 18-24, who are facing adult misdemeanor charges. Program mentors and case managers will help the youth navigate the court system, connect with jobs and further their education by obtaining a GED or enrolling in college or training. They will also receive guidance and support in dealing with personal issues such as addressing their charges with employers, parenthood and alcohol and drug use.
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