Who We Are

The Metro Atlanta Reentry Coalition (MARC) is comprised of multi-jurisdictional body of members who contribute to reentry efforts in the metro Atlanta area.

Our Purpose

MARC hopes to increase inter-agency cooperation and effectiveness of reentry systems throughout the metro area, and eventually, the entire state of Georgia.

Our Goal

MARC aims to provide the guidance and support required for someone reentering society so they can become a positive member of society and avoid recidivism.

Metro Atlanta Reentry Coalition Advisory Board Members

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Danielle Maybury is a Licensed Master Social Worker and the Program Manager of the Re-Entry and Community Support Services Programs at View Point Health. View Point Health strives to provide the best service to everyone with a Total Care Perspective. View Point Health is one of 27 agencies created by the state of Georgia to provide a safety net of care for behavioral health and developmental disabilities. View Point Health provides individual and group counseling, medication management, recovery, community, and crisis stabilization services.
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Elizabeth is a member of the MARC advisory board and currently holds the accountant seat.
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Dr. Danielle Sweat Whylly currently serves as the Community Outreach Specialist for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia. In this capacity, she develops and fosters relationships between the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the community by creating partnerships, prevention and ex-offender re-entry initiatives, and opportunities for staff to engage with residents throughout the District. In 2013, Danielle received a U.S. Attorney’s Award for her dedication and commitment to the pursuit of justice. More recently, she was honoured, along with other community leaders, in the 16th Edition of Who’s Who in Black Atlanta. Over the past 15 years, she has proudly served in the well-rounded social work capacities of adolescent and women’s substance abuse counseling, adolescent behavioral modification, cultural diversity, human trafficking and hate crime training and outreach, juvenile delinquency prevention, family advocacy, community development, policy research and grant writing. Dr. Whylly is also the author of Pillow Talk…sshhh! and co-author of bitterSWEET: A 52-Week Poetry Devotional. A native New Yorker, Danielle is a graduate of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU), receiving both a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology, and a Master of Social Work degree in Administration and Community Development. Danielle earned her doctorate degree from Clark Atlanta University, in Social Work Policy, Planning and Administration.
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Louise Wasilewski is CEO of Acivilate, an Georgia Tech based company providing software to criminal justice agencies. Pokket helps justice agencies work together with human services agencies to improve treatment coordination and outcomes for returning citizens by engaging returning citizens in their own personalized rehabilitation plan. Wasilewski brings twenty-five years of technology leadership experience designing and deploying secure transactional networks. She’s passionate about reforming the justice system to work better for everyone, due to her family’s experience. Louise Wasilewski is a member of the DeKalb County Reentry and Recidivism Steering Committee, the Integrated Justice Information Systems Institute and the National Criminal Justice Association. She has spoken at the American Correctional Association and the American Probation and Parole Association on the use of technology in correctional settings. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace Systems Engineering from Southampton University and an MBA from Emory University. She holds four patents.
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Sonya Brinson Lawhorn, is the Discharge Planner / Reentry Coordinator for Correct Care Solutions (CCS) at the Gwinnett County Detention Center. She serves the purpose of assisting inmates in finding needed services in the community. She also assists released inmates in accessing medication until such time that they can become connected with community partners to fill this need. Sonya is now member and Treasurer of the Metro Atlanta Re-Entry Coalition (M.A.R.C.). Affiliated with the Gwinnett Reentry Intervention Program (GRIP). Attends weekly Mental Health and Veterans Courts. Previously employed at Gwinnett Medical Center where she was a Mental Health Advocate for 5 and a half years and still remains on PRN status. S​onya​ is a ​member of Beulah Baptist Church in Decatur, Ga​. Sonya received her Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Sonya is a 2011 Leadership Rochester graduate. In 1994, Sonya graduated of the United Way African American Leadership Development Program. Sonya is a highly motivated and seasoned advocate with more than twenty plus years of progressive experience in all areas of Youth Counseling​ and working with those dealing with Mental Health issues​.​