Before, During and After Incarceration


Before, During, and After Incarceration (BDAI) seeks to promote alternatives to incarceration, including restorative programming, and support for those incarcerated and their families.


The Family and Volunteer Dinner is on hold for the time being! Stay tuned for when we may resume.

Thank you to all who attended the "Picnic in the Park"!

24-Hour Mental Health Crisis Line



Information on the Northern Lakes Community Mental Health Authority can be found here:    Mental Health Crisis Line  


For families of the incarcerated: here is a listing of community support services during the Covid 19 emergency:

Support Services


Thank you to all who attended the showing of the movie,

Just Mercy  and discussion at the State Theater. There were over 150 in attendance.

















BDAI sends our gratitude to all our friends and volunteers in attendance at our October 3, 2019, presentation in Traverse City-

Incarceration-Injustice Vs. Justice Punishment or Restoration

View Video here
Traverse City Record Eagle Article on Event


The Smart Justice Day of Action


Thank you to all who attended the Smart Justice Day of Action!


Check out the Governor's Task Force on Pre-Trial Incarceration HERE

Moving Video-Check it out:

Step Inside the Circle

Tune in to Interlochen Radio- Points North

Interview with Tom Bousamra, President of BDAI

Points North - Interlochen Public Radio

Interview with Ron Jolly

Darcie Pickren and Anna Dituri

WCTM Radio

No upcoming events at the moment
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BDAI  P.O. Box 11, Traverse City, MI  49684

Tom Bousamra -President 


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