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cFive Solutions, Inc. Announces 2019 #Catalyst4Change Award Finalists

Voting Now Open to Recognize Innovation in Community Supervision

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. – April 15, 2019 – After receiving an outstanding nationwide response to the call for nominations for its 2019 #Catalyst4Change awards program, cFive Solutions, Inc. today announced the slate of finalists and launch of the program’s award voting period. #Catalyst4Change is cFive’s corporate initiative created to give back to the industry by creating a platform to recognize dynamic individuals in community supervision, share insight on what works, and build awareness and support in the community and beyond.

“Once again, the nominations submitted for the #Catalyst4Change award reflect the incredible commitment of community supervision professionals across the nation to reduce recidivism and build a culture of success,” said Jeremy Burr, cFive CEO. “The finalists represent a diverse set of programs that are empowering clients and changing lives each and every day.”

New to the #Catalyst4Change program this year, each finalist will present a webinar about their program. The webinar series is hosted by the Justice Clearinghouse (https://justiceclearinghouse.com/catalyst4change-webinars). “We are excited about this new facet to the program,” said James Newman, cFive senior vice president. “These webinars provide an incredible opportunity to share ideas and spark meaningful conversations about what is working in community supervision. One of our goals with the #Catalyst4Change award program is to provide a platform for agencies across the country to learn what others are doing and we are thrilled to be partnering with the Justice Clearinghouse to increase the awareness of these programs.”

A panel of industry leaders reviewed the submissions and selected three #Catalyst4Change award finalists:
• Robert Barnett, Orange County Corrections Department (Florida)
• Doug Jaye, Lee County Probation (Florida)
• Michael Latham, Apache County Superior Court (Arizona)

The finalists’ stories and the #Catalyst4Change voting platform are available on the cFive website (www.cfive.com/2019-catalyst4change). Voting closes June 17. The award recipient will be announced in August at the American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) Annual Training Institute in San Francisco and will receive an award as well as airfare and admission to the APPA training event.

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About #Catalyst4Change:
The #Catalyst4Change awards program was developed by cFive Solutions, Inc. to recognize and celebrate community supervision change makers who work tirelessly to impact the lives of their clients and community. cFive believes these dynamic individuals are vital to client rehabilitation and lowering the recidivism rate and exemplify #Catalyst4Change.

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