Project Return honors legendary Congressman and activist Danny Davis

November 19, 2015


Project Return held its Annual Banquet on Saturday, October 24, 2015. The keynote speaker was Congressman Danny Davis of Chicago. Davis has represented Chicago area residents since 1998. He has spearheaded legislation to aid families in poverty and to reduce mass incarceration. Congresswoman Gwen Moore introduced Congressman Davis and presented him the first “Gwen Moore Commitment to Restorative Justice Award.” The award is presented to individuals who are working to reform the judicial correctional system. Project Return has been serving our communities for the past 35 years with services in areas of job readiness, job placement support groups, drug counseling and housing referrals for persons released from correctional institutions. Pictured (from left) are Pastor Joseph Ellwanger; Clem Richardson, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-WI), Congressman Danny Davis (D-IL), and MICAH president Rev. Willie Brisco.