r.e.a.p

The R.E.A.P. (Restore. Embolden. Amplify. Power.) Program focuses on addressing the difficult issues that queer and transgender formerly incarcerated people face when they are reentering into the community like lack of quality and safe residency, medical care, employment, and self-development.

program goals

  • Strengthen community-based services that uplift and affirm queer and transgender formerly incarcerated people.
  • Build a new vision for what reentry programming looks like across the country.

R.E.A.P. MISSION

The R.E.A.P. Program serves to strengthen community-based programming that LGBTQIA2S+ people feel is supportive and affirming, decrease the numbers of LGBTQIA2S+ people reentering the Nebraska criminal legal system at the city, county, and state level, and create opportunities for formerly incarcerated people to create a quality of life that they dictate without barriers or ceilings.

R.E.A.P. VISION

  • Strengthen community-based services that uplift and affirm queer and transgender formerly incarcerated people.
  • Build a new vision for what reentry programming looks like in the Midwest, and across the country.
  • See the number of LGBTQIA2S+ people entering the prison system decline.
  • Intentionally support more formerly incarcerated people to do direct service work and placed in leadership roles through program hiring practices.
  • Spread the R.E.A.P. Program throughout the US among all Black and Pink chapters.
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