October 22, 2018





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Corwin Knight is a native of the District of Columbia (DC) and former offender of the judiciary system who has successfully transitioned back into society.  Mr. Knight is the Founder and CEO of The Hope Foundation Reentry Network Inc. His mission is to bridge the gap between ex-offenders and society by offering mentorship, and linkages to employment opportunities. He works extensively with diverse client populations, including incarcerated men, women, transgender, families, substance abusers, and at risk youths. His goal is to reduce the number of offenders re-entering the system by fostering a program that will be available upon an inmate’s immediate release. He has established a link to provisional service which is a fundamental component of individual stabilization and long term success. The objective is to reduce recidivism and increase public safety in our communities and provide effective evidence-based support services to men and women incarcerated in the DC Department of Corrections and making participants more self-supporting, responsive, and productive members of society.

Mr. Knight’s strengths lie in an authentic and common sense approach at translating complex concepts and issues. In addition to several certifications, including Recovery Coaching and Parenting, he brings a unique expertise of having the lived experience of facing major life obstacles, overcoming them, and the ability to translate personal experiences of restoration in a way that is universally identifiable and applicable. His experience is incredibly insightful. He has the ability to paint a living picture that connects to the heart, soul and inner wisdom of the listener allowing them to make the mental leap from their current circumstance. Because of his authentic role, clients find him relatable and come to believe in a vision of a better life for themselves.