Discover how an innovative housing and treatment program uses small farm-driven entrepreneurial enterprise to improve prisoner recovery, skillset development, and workforce integration.
About Dave McMahon
Dave McMahon has been co-executive director of Dismas House of Massachusetts since 1998. Dave has overseen the launch of several initiatives, including the Almost Home partnership with the Massachusetts Parole Board, the Father John Brooks House, and the Dismas Family Farm - a unique, farm-based community for homeless former prisoners.
Dave is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame, and has been involved in several community-wide endeavors to end homelessness and create better discharge planning for offenders. Dave is currently working with the Worcester Green Low-Income Housing Coalition to bring energy efficiency to Worcester’s housing sector, reducing both costs and carbon output.