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October 2017 General Body Meeting

  • Richmond Times-Dispatch 300 East Franklin Street Richmond, VA, 23219 United States (map)

Join our members and guests at this month's meeting. 

We'll learn more from our Committee Chairs and a few community leaders will let you know how to become more informed and better engaged.

Our featured speaker is Donna Harrison, Criminal Justice Coordinator with Virginia Veteran and Family Support a part of Virginia Department of Veterans Services.

Donna Harrison is the Criminal Justice Coordinator at Virginia Department of Veterans Services/Virginia Veteran and Family Support.  Ms. Harrison spent most of her career with the State working in Virginia Department of Corrections (VADOC) for over 19 years where she held several direct service positions and later served as the Community Release Unit Supervisor. In her various direct service positions within VADOC, she provided counseling, treatment, and coordinated housing placements and supportive services for incarcerated veterans with special emphasis on individuals with severe medical and mental health needs. In her current role, she is responsible for the development and implementation of the Department’s long range plans, policies, and initiatives related to coordination of prevention, intervention, and reintegration resources and services for veterans with exposure to the criminal justice system.  In addition, she promotes interagency collaborations to help prevent service gaps across multiple intercept points for justice-involved veterans. She is also responsible for promoting implementation of veteran dockets throughout the State.  She currently serves as a member of several workgroups under the Governor’s Coordinating Council on Homelessness. She also serves as a member of the Virginia Military and Veterans Coordinating Committee, the Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Advisory Group, and the VADOC Incarcerated Veterans Stakeholder workgroup. Ms. Harrison received her Bachelor of Social Work from Hampton University and her Master of Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Join us and bring a friend. Meet some exciting and dynamic young professionals. 

Welcome to the movement!