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Hwang, Gomes Honored For Support Of ReEntry For Former Inmates

Left to right: Executive Director of Family ReEntry Jeff Grant, state Sens. Tony Hwang and Ed Gomes, Family ReEntry Program Manager Daee McKnight, Family ReEntry Director of Community Affairs Fred Hodges.
Left to right: Executive Director of Family ReEntry Jeff Grant, state Sens. Tony Hwang and Ed Gomes, Family ReEntry Program Manager Daee McKnight, Family ReEntry Director of Community Affairs Fred Hodges. Photo Credit: Contributed

HARTFORD, Conn. — State Sens. Tony Hwang (R-28) and Ed Gomes (D-23) were honored this week for their support for those trying to rebuild their lives after incarceration.

The pair received the 2017 Elizabeth Bush Award from Family ReEntry, Inc., an organization that helps incarcerated people make a successful transition from prison back into the community.

The ceremony took place in the Senate Chamber of the State Capitol in Hartford.

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