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MT|SHRM Diversity & Inclusion Webinar


April 21, 2021 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Second Chances: Expanding Opportunities for the Justice Involved
Presented by Thomas E. Hunter Sr., B.S., TH.B,
Director of Community Engagement, Davidson County Sheriff's Office

When companies support reentry programs and create hiring paths towards their companies, they can help to reduce recidivism and increase public safety. This presentation will cover how the Davidson County Sheriff's office is helping individuals with a criminal record have an opportunity to start over.

Learning Objectives include:

  • An understanding of the specific barriers justice involved individuals face
  • Why companies should engage with the justice involved individuals to increase
  • Examples of successful re-entry partnership with companies


Members – Included with membership

Guests and Future Members – $25*

*May be applied toward membership in MT|SHRM. Contact Shannan Duggin at 615-499-5150

Details: Registration will close at 3:00 PM the day before the webinar, and log-in instructions will be emailed directly from the webinar host.


This program has been submitted to SHRM Certification for review.


This program has been submitted to HR Certification Institute for review.

Please thank our sponsor for making this event possible:

Thomas E. Hunter Sr., Nashville Native, graduate of Whites Creek High School, and former professional basketball player in Finland, Thomas Hunter received a degree in Sociology from Illinois State University as well as a degree in Theology from American Baptist College. The Pastor of Nehemiah Missionary Baptist Church. He serves as the Director of Community Engagement for Davidson County Sheriff’s Office. Thomas also serves as the senior consultant for T.E. Hunter Consultants Group, LLC and Publisher of Urban Transplant Tennessee. He is a member of United National Supreme Council, Ancient & Accepted Scottish Rite Freemasons of the world, 33rd and Last Degree and Order of Eastern Star, Inc. Thomas’ Career with the sheriff’s office began at the Correctional Development Center as a treatment counselor. He also served as the CDC offender re-entry coordinator, career development track coordinator. To further his education, Thomas obtained professional certifications from The Pacific Institute and the National Institute of Corrections. As a Pastor, Thomas served as an executive board member of the Interdenominational Ministers Fellowship IMF, volunteered at the women’s rescue mission and now operates a woman’s residential transitional home for ladies. Further outreach includes serving on the community advisory committee of the Davidson County Juvenile Detention Center. Thomas is also a graduate and member of the Nashville Institute of Faith and Work (NIFW).