Education is a key component to successful reentry. A 2013 study found that education while incarcerated lowers recidivism by an average of 43% alone. More important that the statistics though, are the real stories of individuals who turn … [Read more...] about WEF Gives Incarcerated Women the Gift of Education
On September 6th, The Center for Community Transitions (CCT)’s Center for Women celebrated its 30th anniversary of operation and was joined by elected officials and other dignitaries for cake and powerful testimonies from employers and … [Read more...] about CCT’s Center for Women Celebrates 30 Years
CCT held it's annual Back In Style event on Thursday, August 23rd. The annual back to school event helps children with incarcerated parents prepare for the new school year by providing school supplies, school uniforms, and free haircuts and … [Read more...] about Back in Style 2018 a Success!
One of our summer interns, Kate Capitano, wrote the following: An official goodbye to one of the most special places in my life: the days were never easy and the love was tough but for that exact reason I can say this summer I finally felt … [Read more...] about A Message from A Summer Intern
"I can't even explain it in words!' Iris exclaims as she starts her release interview with me. "Everything I've been hustling for my whole adult life has come to be in the last 6 months". It is August 8th, 2018, and Iris Thomas who will be … [Read more...] about Iris Thomas’ Release Story
Each year, CCT compiles an Annual Report to provide an overview of our finances and accomplishments to our stakeholders. In Fiscal Year 2017, CCT released more detailed individual program reports. You can read them below. ?? … [Read more...] about CCT Program Reports Released