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Newsletter – January, 2019

By Center for Community Transitions / January 14, 2019

Families Doing Time brings holiday cheer to clients with incarcerated loved ones CCT’s Families Doing Time program made sure their clients had some holiday cheer this Christmas. The program serves children and families who have a loved one who is incarcerated. Many of the children have a parent who is in prison. For families separated…

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Families Doing Time brings holiday cheer to clients with incarcerated loved ones

By Center for Community Transitions / January 14, 2019

CCT’s Families Doing Time program made sure their clients had some holiday cheer this Christmas. The program serves children and families who have an incarcerated loved one. Many of the children have a parent who is in prison. For families separated by prison bars, the Holidays can be hard, emotionally and financially. Families Doing Time…

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Give a Second Chance

By Center for Community Transitions / December 17, 2018

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Young boy in the Families Doing Time Program poses for the camera

Your help needed to get our new literacy and tutoring program off the ground

By Center for Community Transitions / December 17, 2018

Families Doing Time‘s new Literacy and Tutoring Program needs your help. We are seeking space, books, and volunteers. The program will serve children who have an incarcerated loved one. We are seeking a space located in West Charlotte that is easy to get to. We need two rooms. One room for up to 40 people…

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Newsletter – December, 2018

By Center for Community Transitions / December 12, 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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Betty Ritchie poses with Delilah Montalvo as she receives her volunteer of the year award at CCT's 2017 Spring Fling

Celebrating the life of CCT Volunteer, Betty Ritchie

By Center for Community Transitions / December 10, 2018

We are deeply saddened to announce that last month we lost a member of the CCT family. Betty Ritchie was a tireless volunteer with our Center for Women for many years and touched the lives of so many of our residents. She was our Center for Women Volunteer of the Year in 2017, but she…

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Starting Over in Charlotte

By Center for Community Transitions / November 30, 2018

 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 possession. He immediately relocated to Charlotte to live with family and found our programming. We are happy to report that since shooting this video, Michael found a…

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Newsletter – November, 2018

By Center for Community Transitions / November 14, 2018

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

By Center for Community Transitions / October 18, 2018

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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WEF Gives Incarcerated Women the Gift of Education

By Center for Community Transitions / October 1, 2018

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 education. That’s why at CCT we make sure all of…

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