"But we have this Treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellence of the power may be of God and not ourselves. We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed: we are perplexed, but not in despair: Persecuted, but not forsaken, cast down but not destroyed."
Therefore seeing we have this ministry as we have received mercy, we faint not:
11 Corinthians 4: 1. 7-9
Cynthia and Christopher McGarity
Cynthia and Christopher have six adult children.
They have served in Christian ministry and leadership for over 50 years combined.
She attended Adelphi University and John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York as a criminal justice major. Upon attending KSU in Kennesaw Georgia she became a Public Policy candidate.
Christopher possesses 35 years of diverse experience in the construction industry.
In 2007 they formed CC Tire Carrier & Disposal Services, a solid waste management service.
That year, they also birthed a Restorative Mission.
Rehoboth Family and Community Services Inc.
Rehoboth serves families and communities impacted by social and criminal justice issues.
Social issues are scarcities and inequities which compromise the quality of life experiences
Fragile communities often lack the benefits associated with viable resources.
Rehoboth was birthed from our personal experience in family and community.
Rehoboth is the name of a well, as found in Genesis 26:22.
A well is sustainability, water flowing into rivers giving. Life...
'God Has Made Room For You to Prosper, And You shall Prosper in the land
She states " I never imagined my vestment in the criminal justice system would be through experiencing the incarceration of my own children".
I've worked in juvenile justice and public schools," I have students in jail and at Yale".
Chris and I have traveled Georgia meeting countless families of incarcerated individuals.
We've meet supportive and concerned families in the visitation line each having their unique story.
Experience has groomed us as LYFE coaches (Listen To Your Family Experience) Ill tell you mine.
We do not give legal advice however we do provide supportive resource referrals.
I advise families to encourage and advocate for their loved ones during their journey.
Note: Many persons in prison are Innocent others have experienced judicial and sentencing inequity. Georgia DOC and National BOJ statistics affirm people of color
are more frequently sentenced to prison, receive longer prison sentences
and minorities number higher in death penalty cases.
REVIEW VIDEO - PROSECUTORS DISCRETION
Prison is a lonely prohibitive experience.
These experiences can be traumatic particularly for inmates, families and the children of incarcerated adults
THE MISSION FIELD
A community organizer Cynthia represents the voice of those behind bars or returning into community
Volunteers serve with anchor stakeholders vested in policy and legislative justice reforms.
Rehoboth is a member of The Georgia Justice Reform Partnership
Each January the GJRP sponsors Justice Day at the Capitol
2018 over 700 constituents gathered meeting with legislators to discuss reform
In 2015 she initiated a reentry partnership between Georgia DCS and Douglas County Georgia.
Cynthia has fostered a respected alliance with Georgia Department of Corrections, Georgia Department of Community Supervision as well as multiple county public safety agencies.
Her board and committee membership reflects her valued experience and commitment to social justice causes throughout Georgia
"Our objective is to strengthen the fabric of fragile communities
we are no stronger than our weakest link."
Cynthia is a dynamic and passionate professional speaker.
SLIDE SHOW PICTURES
TWO PARTICIPANT SPEAKERS AT A COMMUNITY CAFE' COBB COUNTY GEORGIA 2017
"RETURNING HOME COMMUNITY CAFE' "
INCARCERATED FOR 22 YEARS
*ELDER C. WILSON,
SOCIAL JUSTICE ADVOCATE, ACTRESS,
Cobb County Georgia