E-Learning: The New Normal

We’re also embracing the new normal by building an e-learning platform to help us continue serving our clients virtually. The platform is enhancing the way we do business by providing opportunities for us to engage with clients through technology. Thanks to a partnership with Digital Charlotte, we secured five laptops before the initial COVID-19 impact. Two…

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Ways to support CCT during COVID-19

We sent an appeal last month requesting financial donations to help our clients during COVID-19. To date, we’ve raised $1,150 to purchase cell phones for recently released clients so they can connect with CCT, family members, potential employers and other critical resources. Funds raised will also help pay for EVERY Tuesday meals and much-needed medical…

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Donate to CCT and Give a Chance for Change.

Thanks to each of you who donated to our Chance for Change Giving Tuesday and year-end fundraising campaign! Over 150 generous donors contributed $55,000 to the Center for Community Transitions. These dollars will go directly towards strengthening our programs and services that help formerly incarcerated men and women transform their lives, as well as provide…

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Back in Style event 2019

It was an evening of brightly colored backpacks filled with school supplies, delicious barbecue, fresh new ‘dos and glittery nails. More than 200 families and volunteers came out for our Back in Style event on Aug. 22 at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church. The 8th annual fundraiser helps kids with incarcerated loved ones prepare for the new…

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Panel from the Untapped Potential of Second Chance Employees

Businesses should consider hiring second chance workers for the same reason they consider hiring any other candidate — because they’re good employees.  They’re “incredibly engaged and loyal members of staff” and an ideal solution for the current employment and labor shortage. As such, employers must “adapt their approach to talent acquisition in order to create…

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