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Jeff Grant, JD, M Div
Jeff is the Executive Director of Family Reentry, Inc. (Appointed September 2016). After serving 14 months in a Federal prison for a white-collar crime, he earned a Master of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary, focus in Christian Social Ethics. Jeff has been the subject of articles in Forbes, Inc., Absolute Return/HedgeFund Intelligence; Fairfield County Bus. Journal; NY Magazine; Weston Magazine Group, Greenwich Time, Greenwich Sentinel, Weston Forum, The Hour, Men of Faith, The Vision, et al.
Highlighted appearances: Main-Stage at The Nantucket Project; Greenwich Leadership Forum; CMCA Correctional Ministry Summit, Wheaton College, IL; Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, Hartford, CT; Union Theological Seminary, NYC; Yale Divinity School, New Haven, CT; churches throughout the Northeast.
Boards: Family ReEntry, Bridgeport/New Haven, CT; Community Partners in Action, Hartford, CT; Healing Communities Network, NYC; Editorial Board, The Justice Imperative: How Hyper-Incarceration has Hijacked the American Dream; Advisory Board, Creative Projects Group, Los Angeles, CA.
Recipient of the Elizabeth Bush Award for Volunteerism, the Nantucket Project Fellow ’12 & Senior Fellow ’14, & the Bridgeport Reentry Collaborative Advocate of the Year Award ’13, ’14 ’15 & ’16. Recognized by JustLeadershipUSA as one of “Fifteen National Leaders in Criminal Justice.”
Jeff serves as Editor of the important & widely read criminal justice blog, prisonist.org and is the Co-Chair of the Mayor’s Initiative of Reentry Affairs Advisory Council
Jeff is the Minister/Director of the first ministry in the United States created to provide confidential support and counseling to individuals, families and organizations with white-collar and other nonviolent incarceration issues. Greenwich CT & Nationwide.