Core Purpose - Vision – Values – Goals
FAILSAFE-ERA CORE PURPOSE: To foster positive change in the lives of those affected by incarceration.”
FAILSAFE-ERA VISION: Changing lives, rebuilding communities, and helping families affected by incarceration.
FAILSAFE-ERA VALUES: Transforming the heart through
DEVELOP PROGRAMS AND ESTABLISH PARTNERSHIPS TO ASSIST RETURNING CITIZENS (CENTER OF HOPE)
PROVIDE STRATEGIC SERVICES TO PREVENT GENERATIONS OF INCARCERATION
DEVELOP AND DELIVER PROGRAMS TO PREPARE INCARCERATED INDIVIDUALS FOR REENTRY INTO SOCIETY
DEVELOP MULTIPLE SOURCES OF INCOME TO SUFFICIENTLY FUND OUR PROGRAMS
FailSafe-ERA is a 501c3 faith-based non-profit organization. Download Our Brochure, click here. We are anchored in the community as their vessel of support to cut down the barriers that prevent them from becoming successful, and our programs will ensure they can operate in a “failsafe” ERA.
Our model is to empower and restore hope to inmates, returning citizens (formerly incarcerated), and family members using the cognitive-behavioral model approach for youth and adults; mental health wellness (mentoring, counseling, and coaching), resources, and tools to overcome life-altering challenges and decisions.
FailSafe-ERA currently operates within the Rappahannock Goodwill Industries Building Collaboration Zone, 4701 Market Street, Suite H., Fredericksburg, Virginia 22408. We have a staff with extensive leadership and management experience to fully execute the strategic and operational goals of the organization.
The FailSafe-ERA Governance Board, which consists of leaders and members of the community, strategically guides the organization’s operations, while ensuring financial stability and accountability. The team has identified a set of strategic goals that focus on producing incredible services for our communities and families. It guides the future of FailSafe-ERA and provides clear guidance that will help us make key decisions that lead to the right action to produce clearly defined deliverables to our customers.
We are dedicated to building long-term relationships with those clients, as well as community leaders and partners through quality customer support and services as well as community involvement and commitment.
FailSafe-ERA programs and services highlighted on Washington, D.C. radio
On May 13, FailSafe-ERA President and CEO Juanita Shanks was featured several times during the morning rush hour on WTOP-FM, Washington, D.C.’s premier news-talk radio station. Every day, WTOP reaches millions of listeners in the District, Virginia, Maryland and beyond. This opportunity to work with WTOP gave Juanita a unique opportunity to promote the many incredible programs and services that FailSafe-ERA offers returning citizens and their families. To learn more about the interview, please click here.
Listen to Juanita Shanks and Jim Baron on “Town Talk,” a popular one-hour radio show – hosted by Ted Schubel – on Fredericksburg’s own Newstalk 1230 WFVA-AM radio. Ted’s show has been around a long time and helps introduce listeners to local businesses, non-profit leaders and political figures who influence the Fredericksburg region every day.