Professor Adrienne Falcon of MAPL delivered the President's Community Award for Metropolitan State University President Virginia Arthur. 04/2018
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"Seeing them with Your Ears"
Proactive, Productive Phone Calls with Imprisoned Loved Ones
Faciliator: Marquis Rollins
Major Takeaway: Remember that the person on the other line makes the call with limited knowledge of what the person on the other line is experiencing.
King Marco says:
1. Plan the call.
2. Prepare the conversation.
3. Present reachable goals to each other for the next call.
"Long Distance Prison Visits": Overcoming Obstcles: Making Each Mile Count
Facilitator: Dwane Martin
Major Takeaway: Those miles can be long and tiring, but use the time to relax and think about the upcoming visit.
Brotha' Dwane says:
1. Stick to your word and go visit.
2. Create relationships along the way (gas stations, hotels, restaurants, the warden, etc.)
3. Prepare conversation and set-up the next visiting date, even if it's in a year.
"Understanding the Logo: Your Role with Peace of Hope - Organized to Service Families of the Imprisoned"
Facilitator: Sharon Brooks
A logo is more than just a symbol, it comes from the heart.
Ms. Sharon says:
1. Peace is at the core.
2. The open Sun is the hope for more people to join the Peace of Hope movement.
3. The acronym for Peace of Hope is PeaceOH.
4. The bright rays of the Sun are us doing the necessary work of providing services to families of the incarcerated.