Our community has struggled with recidivism for many years and effects have been amplified by the rise of felon disenfranchisement and the loss of transformative justice efforts. These are trends that our community must be able to overcome. F.O.R.T.E. House has confronted this issue.
"What would happen if we paid attention in a measurable way not only to the impact that formerly incarcerated individuals have on communities, but to how they can enhance it?"
- Tia Ryans
Founding Executive Director