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Funding to Develop the Sustainability of Organisations Working towards the Rehabilitation of Offenders and Ex-offenders - 2nd November 2017 (UK)

The Triangle Trust has announced that the next closing date for applications to its Development grants programme is noon on the 2nd November 2017.

The Trust provides core funding to support organisations to implement a step change in their development and therefore build increased sustainability for the future. 173 more words

Funding Updates

Make a Difference Monday: Lia House helps the homeless in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — For ten years, the Lia House has been quietly making a difference in Memphis.

Not only do they give the homeless a place to live, but they also teach them how to be successful on their own. 68 more words

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BRANDED FOR LIFE

As a society, do we really believe that felons deserve another chance, and, if so, what should be do about it?

Michael W. understands the journey Oregon State University baseball pitcher Luke Heimlich finds himself on. 23 more words

Portland Tribune

To Reduce Recidivism, States Scrap Barriers for Ex-Offenders

Hoping to make it easier for people leaving prison to re-enter society — and avoid going back — several states enacted laws aimed at helping ex-offenders get jobs, pay off court debt, and access food stamps. 50 more words

Stateline

Ex-Offenders Get Second Chance Through Grocery Store Partnership

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A North Philadelphia church is helping ex-offenders get a second chance through a partnership with a local grocery store chain, and those who graduate get a guaranteed foot in the door. 244 more words

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Trauma and Incarceration

There’s No Place Like the Present

It has finally become understood that being incarcerated equals being traumatized. When someone suffers trauma, their whole life and world view lives through this lens. 380 more words

Healing

MPD officer starts nonprofit to help ex-offenders get back on their feet

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — It’s a vicious cycle: All too often, people who get caught breaking the law end up in trouble again. They lose their driver’s licenses, can’t get or keep a job, end up buried in court fees and fall back into the same pattern of crime. 296 more words

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