MIAMI, Fla. – The Alternative Programs Inc., (TAP) is hosting a Reclaim-ing Our Power Prayer Breakfast, following which guests will witness the unveiling of “Georgia JonesAyers” Way.
The event will take place on Friday, Feb. 8, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the New Birth Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, at 2300 NW 135th St., Miami.
The Prayer Breakfast and Street Naming Ceremony will be held in honor of the late Georgia Jones-Ayers, founder of The Alternatives Program, recognizing her work to save individuals from the court system.
Bishop Victor Curry, Commissioner James Bush and Pastor Gaston Smith are among the list of city officials and influencers expected to be in at-tendance at the historic event.
Invited guests and ticket holders will enjoy the most important meal of the day coupled with music and praise to kick off the ceremony. After break-fast and prayer guests will be ushered to the church parking lot to share in the victory of The Alternative Programs Inc. The organization was founded by Jones Ayers in 1982 to save lives, restore families, empower youth and preserve civil rights. The mission of The Alternative Programs, Inc. is to make a difference in the lives of every citizen by deterring them from crime and crime related interests.
TAP is a pathway for a low-income/indigent, non-violent, adult or juvenile offender to be released, supervised and provided with critical rehabilita-tion and empowerment skills that are crucial to reversing criminal activity, fostering positive contributions to society, reducing recidivism and reliev-ing the the criminal justice system’s jail overcrowding burdens.
TAP’s free services have helped tens of thousands receive the help they need to overcome the criminal justice system. The program reduces or acquits felony charges for individuals who complete it. Its founder and the program also have been able to rehabilitate juvenile offenders and help them go to college instead of becoming a repeat adult offender.
For more information call 215-869-0368 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.