Genesee County Jail Candidate Forum

In partnership with VAAC – Voting Access for All and Nation Outside, Genesee County Sheriff’s Office Sheriff Chris Swanson and the Genesee County Ambassadors are hosting the “Meet the Judicial Candidates” Forum where the candidates campaigning for the Michigan Supreme Court, Michigan Court of Appeals and Genesee County 7th Circuit …

VAAC Member, Tony Gant to Receive Justice Warrior Award

We are so proud to announce that VAAC Member, Tony Gant, will receive Safe & Just Michigan‘s prestigious William G. Milliken Award that recognizes a public official who has shown dedication to advancing criminal justice reform. Safe & Just Michigan invites you to celebrate with the recipients at the first …

Community Walk for Votes

Get ready for Community “Walk for Votes”Meet up location(s) include:Messiah Baptist ChurchBrown Hutcherson MinistriesLifequest Ministriesas well as:First Community AME Church–Grand Rapids, MINewhopegr.orgPilgrim Rest Baptist ChurchTHIS SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15th11am-1pmShow your Unity: Wear a Solid WHITE shirt! Light refreshments will be provided at the end of the walk at Messiah Baptist Church!Organization/Church …

IGNITE Hosts Another Graduation!

Congratulations to the latest I.G.N.I.T.E. Graduates!!! The I.G.N.I.TE Program at the Genesee County jail enables inmates to receive a high school education or trade school certification. On September 28th, 2022, some of them received their commercial driver’s license (CDL). In an interview with WNEM.com, Genesee County Sheriff, Chris Swanson called …