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Newsletter – September, 2018

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CCT News CCT’s Center for Women Celebrates 30 Years 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 former residents. KEEP READING You Helped Children with Incarcerated Parents go…

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Newsletter – July-August 2018

Help Send 300 Children with Incarcerated Parents Back to School In Style This Fall! Each year CCT hosts a massive back to school event called “Back in Style” for our clients’ children. Most of our clients’ families are living at or below the poverty line, in large part due to the impact of incarceration on…

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Newsletter – May 2018

8th Annual Spring Fling 2018 Mark your calendars! Spring Fling is May 10. FREE, but please RSVP: See other upcoming events on our?Events Calendar. CCT Client Makes National Honor Society When Evelyn completed The Center for Community Transitions last year, she thought she could easily live on her own. It wasn?t as easy as…

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Newsletter – March 2018

CCT News We hope you’ll join us at our first ever “Friend-Raiser” March 22nd Join us March 22nd from 5-7pm for an upscale casual “Friend-Raiser” at Advent Coworking Space and enjoy appetizers, beer and wine, and great company while helping CCT. The purpose of this friend-raiser is to garner community support and raise awareness about…

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Newsletter – February 2018

  CCT Executive Director Participates in City-Wide Panel on Mass Incarceration On February 6th, CCT Executive Director, Myra Clark, participated in a panel at a city-wide event about mass incarceration. The event, ?Rethinking Incarceration? was hosted by Warehouse 242 and featured a new book by the same name, authored by Dominique DuBois Gilliard. Mr. Gilliard…

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Newsletter – January 2018

CCT News When All the Presents Burned, CCT Stepped Up Two days after Thanksgiving,?Ms. Perry was cooking dinner for herself and her 11 year old granddaughter, Jo?Asia. Ms. Perry had been Jo?Asia?s guardian since she was a baby and her father, Ms. Perry?s oldest son, had been sent to prison. The day had started like…

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Newsletter – December, 2017

CCT News Playing for Others Honors CCT On November 17th, the nonprofit teen arts organization,?Playing for Others, held their annual “Connecting Charlotte” event, where they premiered spoken word pieces for their nonprofit honorees. Each school year, Playing for Others chooses 10 local nonprofits to honor in a number of performance pieces, and CCT is one…

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November 2017 Newsletter

Rally for Reentry November 3rd was the National Day of Reentry Nonprofits and Charlotte’s Reentry Day. The Reentry Partners of Mecklenburg (RPM), of which CCT is a member, organized a special march and rally for reentry that evening. The rally highlighted urgent needs in the reentry community in Charlotte: jobs with a living wage and…

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Fall Newsletter (September-October 2017)

CCT News Back in Style a Success! We held our 7th annual Back in Style event August 24, the Thursday before Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools returned to class. The purpose of the event is to serve low-income households that have been further disrupted by the incarceration of a parent. These families struggle to afford school supplies…

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