Entries by Juliann Joerres

Introducing Summer Hicks, our part-time Mission Associate

Summer Hicks joined the Dismas Ministry team in June 2021. As a part-time Mission Associate, Summer manages all incoming requests for materials from prisoners, chaplains and prison ministry volunteers. She maintains the inmate database, and oversees the packaging and mailing of parcels on a weekly basis. We invite you to learn more about Summer, and […]

2021 Summer Intern Shares Her Experience Working With Dismas Ministry

This summer, we enjoyed working with Communications Intern Yolotzin (Yolo) Mendez Benitez, a student at Cardinal Stritch University. Yolo recently completed a six-week internship with Dismas Ministry and was a tremendous asset to our team. This is just one example of our collaborative relationship with students, staff and faculty of the University as we continue […]

The Day He Walked Out

By Tyler Curtis It was September 13, 2015. For most people, it might have been an ordinary Sunday in late summer. But, for Curtis Gibson, it was the beginning of his next chapter. It was the day he walked out of a minimum security prison in Oregon. “I had a rough experience,” said Curt. During […]