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Newsletter – December, 2018

Starting Over in Charlotte LifeWorks! client, Michael Atta, briefly shared his experience finding the program after being released from prison. Michael was released after serving a nine year sentence for felony posession. He immediately relocated to Charlotte to live with family and found our programming. We are happy to report that since shooting this video,…

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Newsletter – November, 2018

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CCT News What’s Your Gift? Black Friday. Cyber Monday. Giving Tuesday. November 27th is Giving Tuesday, a day of generosity celebrated worldwide. This year, CCT’s goal is to raise $3,000. If successful, this will allow us to purchase 500 flash drives for our clients so they have a portable way to keep their resumes, LifeWorks!…

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Newsletter – October, 2018

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CCT News WEF GIVES INCARCERATED WOMEN THE GIFT OF EDUCATION 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 their lives around with the help of…

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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: Communications@centerforcommunitytransitions.org. 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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