I Could Not Have Planned This
On October 7, 2017, Carl came to Austin not under the best of circumstances. Our discussion will look at what happened between then and now...
About our speaker:
Carl F. Hunter II, M.Div. received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Morris Brown College in Atlanta, Georgia and his Master of Divinity Degree from New Brunswick Theological Seminary in New Brunswick, New Jersey. He is also an ordained Itinerant Elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Carl also brings with him over 20 years of experience in community organizing, organizational development, programmatic design, and project planning.
In 2017, Carl was selected to be a Hogg Peer Policy Fellow and served during the 86th Session of the Texas Legislature. In 2019 he became the Executive Director of Building Promise USA (BPUSA), a mission focused non-profit direct service provider that is run, led and driven by individuals living with criminal records and family members directly impacted by incarceration. Under Carl’s leadership, BPUSA became the coordinating agency for reentry supportive services for the City of Austin in 2021. He served on the Board of Directors for Communities for Recovery (CFORR) and he is an active member of the Travis County Reentry Roundtable. Carl is also the principal of the Invictus Consulting Group LLC, which he founded in 2020. Carl has two children (Ashley & Isaiah); two grandchildren (Khloe & Jules) and a goddaughter (Candice). "Among all the things that I have accomplished in my lifetime, my greatest accomplishment is being a person in sustained recovery from substance use disorder. Without my personal recovery, none of the other accomplishments would matter or would have been possible."
6:50am - Coffee & Networking
7:10am - Breakfast Buffet
7:25am - Introductions & Announcements
7:50am - Speaker Introduction
8:20am - Q&A
8:30am - Have a wonderful Wednesday!
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