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Meet the Team


Vanessa Bright is a mom, educator, leader, author, and entrepreneur. In 2019, Vanessa started Maryland Reentry Resource Center with a desire to use her experience, resources, and expertise to empower formerly incarcerated individuals to become thriving and productive citizens in the communities to which they return.  Her inspiration is focused on upholding human dignity and creating opportunities that help individuals and organizations remove the social and financial barriers to success. Vanessa is the author of two books, Dollars and Cents for Parents and Children and Create Your Life Plan Now:  Your Roadmap to Reentry. Vanessa holds a Bachelor of Business Management from the University of Georgia, an MBA from Howard University, and a Master of Social Work from Catholic University.  She is also a Licensed Master Social Worker.

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