2022 Courage to Change Symposium

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Join Reaching Out From Within (ROFW) on March 28th, 2022 at 8 AM for our Second Annual Courage to Change Symposium, “Let’s Rethink Human Dignity,” in Overland Park, Kansas. Our annual event features a wide-range of topics related to the effects of mass incarceration, alternatives to the current system, rehabilitation, and reducing recidivism.


Our ROFW signature conference will feature national and regional speakers, including our ROFW alumni, formerly incarcerated individuals, federal, state and local elected officials, workforce representatives from federal and state prison, business leaders, and community advocates.




You can register to attend our in-person event here.  Registration closes on March 21st 2022.


If you’re interested in sponsoring this event, click here.


Our March 28th event will take place from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM at: 


Fiorella’s Event Center

9000 W. 137th St

Overland Park, KS 




Explore alternatives to incarceration, including:


  • Prevention programs

  • Treatment


Learn about paths to success for returning citizens, including:


  • Workforce development

  • Access to housing

  • Staff training on the inside


Come and enjoy a continental breakfast, lunch and beverages throughout the day!


*Can’t attend in-person or live out of town? You can participate online!  Just $75 pays for tickets for two virtual attendees!

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