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Carlyle I. Holder is a proven strategic and innovative executive leader with a career spanning 37 years in criminal justice. Over his 27 years plus of distinguished service with the United States Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), he served 23 of those years as supervisor, manager, and executive.
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Gregory L. James, known as a prolific Revivalist, Motivational Speaker, Humanitarian, Social Activist, Prophetic Leader, Author, and Publisher. With over 30 years of experience as a community leader, he is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Reclaiming the Land, Inc., (RTL) a corporation that promotes progressive policies, including equality and justice, strategic public-private partnerships and re-enfranchisement of the formerly incarcerated; He is also the Founding Senior Pastor of Life Church International Center, founded in 2010. While God had distinguished Pastor James at age 17 as “the boy preacher” and since has allowed him to attain great accomplishments, it is noteworthy while serving as Senior Pastor in the 1980’s to one of the largest churches in the Northwest Florida region, he was convicted and sentenced to Life+40 years in Federal Prison.
WILLIE DAWKINS-MILLER, an inspiring woman who walks by faith and not sight, a graduate of Florida A& M University, and a mother of two, who is committed to inspiring and nudging all people into their divine destiny. She is the CEO of Water for the Journey, Inc., a professional coaching firm. She is Author of Water for the Journey, a 52-weeks devotional. She uses her Water for the Journey brand to apply the philosophical and spiritual guidelines necessary for others to be successful and accept their divine assignment.
WISDOM ON RESTRUCTURING PRISON:
“Restructuring starts with the Warden. The Warden must be wise to
WISDOM ON UNFORGIVENESS:
“It is imperative that we teach forgiveness across the world. It is the cure to what ails us. What I have learned over the years is unforgiveness cannot live in a heart of compassion.”
WISDOM ON REDEEMING FAMILIES RELATIONSHIPS:
WISDOM ON RESTORATIVE JUSTICE:
“God forgives a man and makes Him a new creature. What right do we have to hold a man hostage to his past when he has completed the process of renewal? Should he not be given the opportunity to live again without threat and deprivation of civil rights and liberties, after God has spared his life? The scripture says, “Who the Son set free is free indeed.”
WISDOM ON REINTERGRATION:
“One cannot reintegrate
WISDOM ON INDISCRIMINATE GRACE:
“Grace does not discriminate. There is enough grace for both the victims and the violators, for families and the felons. We the believer must be the conduit of God’s grace; which has proven to be sufficient for us all. “
Second Chance Month Event/Book Signing • Washington D.C.
True Reformer Building 1200 U Street NW - 6pm-8:30pm
Saturday, May 18, 2019
Book Signing • Miami, Florida
The Camp Transformation Center Davie- 5150 SW, 48th Way Unit 614 Davie - 7pm -9pm