Brother Bey was a speaker at the 7th Annual Justice Day Symposium on April 8-9, 2009. Highlights included information on “Crime Control, Prevention, and Intervention in the Baltimore Community: What’s working? What’s not working? What should be working?”

FOXO participated in the 2009 Raising the Bar, Ex-Offender Reentry Conference in Dayton, Ohio on April 30th – May 2nd, 2009. Details for the conference are found at www.powernetofDayton.org.

Second Chance at of 2007 was signed by President George W. Bush on April 9, 2008.

Representative Sheila Jackson-Lee introduced bill H.R. 59: Ex-offenders voting rights act of 2009 on January 6, 2009.

Federal government announces funding for reentry programs. Deadline for submission was April 20, 2009.