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R3 Re-Entry Program Explained

Joe T. Wood was the guest speaker at the May 31, 2022 Lexington Rotary Club meeting.
Photo by: W. Clay Crook / The Lexington Progress

Article by W. Clay Crook-

The special guest speaker for the May 31, 2022, Lexington Rotary Club was Joe T. Wood, who gave a presentation on the R3 Re-Entry Program, which is an education and work training program for the formerly incarcerated to help reduce recidivism.

Joe T. Wood serves as the program coordinator and works in cooperation with the Henderson County Sheriff’s Department.

R3 stands for Reflect, Reclaim, and Redeem, and follows in line with an executive order in March 2019 from Governor Bill Lee to help maximize public safety and reduce recidivism. There was an initial start with the Workforce initiative, which was a collaboration with TCAT, and in work release efforts with the Sheriff’s Department in an effort to…

For the complete story, see the June 1st edition of The Lexington Progress.

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