Mentees are family and friends who have recently returned home and are paired with mentors. Mentors are people with direct experience, or proximity, to the carceral state as well as allied non-carceral community members. ABW mentors are trained to support and assist mentees in creating and executing an individualized Success Plan. A Brighter Way supports our mentees through connections with community resources and individualized and organizational programming and supports.
ABW develops programs to provide additional support for their mentors and mentees. Such as:
If you are an impacted formerly incarcerated person or a family member of someone impacted and are interested in seeing how A Brighter Way can help, please call us at 734-896-3770, e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org