Re-entry Research



Click here to read about LAM's research in helping returning citizens come home from prison and jail. 

Theology in the Hood 2020

Save the Dates for annual civic engagement and reentry symposium plus worship experience with LAM churches and top reentry leaders. Be sure to share this event with all the prison ministries and reentry groups.  Call 323-238-0446 for more info.

Daytime Day 1: Tues. January 14th 11:30am to 2pm at Crossroads United Methodist Church,  2354 N. Wilmington Ave., Compton, CA 90222 and 

Evening Day 1: Tues January 14th 6pm-8pm Bethel A.M.E. Church 

Evening Day 2: Wednesday January 15th 6pm-8pm Bethel A.M.E. Church, 7900 S. Western Ave., LA 90047

Surprise guest preacher and Guests. 

Meet Jen Lackard from Reentry Chronicles, New York, New York on Tuesday Jan 14th @ Crossroads United Methodist Church for lunch symposium.

Eat.Pray.Move. Research

Black Churches work with Dr. Katie DeRose and Dr. Clyde Oden to promote physical activity, and produce a sermon guide for promoting healthy eating and healthy living to reduce obesity and diabetes in African American populations in South Los Angeles. Click link here: 

Co-Design of Services for Health and Reentry (CO-SHARE)

Complete RAND and LAM Research Report funded by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Click here: 

Text Messaging for Improving Community Health Disparities in African American populations

Church-based programs can act on multiple levels to improve dietary and physical activity behaviors among African Americans and Latinos. However, the effectiveness of these interventions may be limited due to challenges in reaching all congregants or influencing behavior outside of the church setting.  Click Here to read the article: 

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