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Center for Community Transitions - Charlotte NC

LifeWorks! is Moving to the Goodwill Opportunity Campus

By Center for Community Transitions / June 8, 2016

CCT’s LifeWorks! program?is moving to its permanent location in the new Goodwill Opportunity Campus on June 23rd. The new facility will open June 30th. LifeWorks! provides people with criminal records with a variety of tools necessary to reach their professional and personal goals. Program offerings include an employment readiness workshop, networking opportunities, case management, career…

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2015 Annual Report

By Center for Community Transitions / June 3, 2016

Read?CCT’s full FY15 Annual Report?Online Contents Board President’s Message Executive Director’s Message Financial Snapshot Organizational outcomes Client Story Thank You to Our Supporters If you’d like to receive future Annual Reports and other news via email: Subscribe to our e-newsletter

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National Reentry Week

By Center for Community Transitions / April 30, 2016

April 24-30, 2016 was National Reentry Week, a week highlighting the challenges, issues, and work involved in successfully transitioning out of prison. One local news program included CCT and one of our clients in their coverage. You can watch the full video at the link below National Reentry Week Promotes Support for Criminals Transitioning After…

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CCT on Charlotte Talks – New Federal Guidelines On Housing Policy And Criminal Records

By Center for Community Transitions / April 19, 2016

CCT’s Executive Director, Myra Clark, joined other expert guests on the radio show, Charlotte Talks, on April 19th to discuss recently released federal guidelines on housing policy and criminal records. Two of the most important factors to successful reentry from prison are housing and employment. Unfortunately, many of our clients face an uphill battle when…

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4th Annual Spring Fling – May 5th

By Center for Community Transitions / April 12, 2016

Join us for our 4th Annual Spring Fling, an evening honoring volunteers, client employers, and donors who make everything we do possible. Date: May 5th Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm Location: Rolling Hill Park Grove,?4340 Rolling Hill Drive Charlotte, North Carolina 28213 The evening will feature: Live music by Corporate Underground Silent Auction Raffle Food All…

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Serving Families with Incarcerated Parents

By Center for Community Transitions / March 16, 2016

Our Board Chair, John Tate, III, was just published on? His post?reflects his passion for serving our clients and makes excellent points about the need to educate and support our state’s children and help prevent people from going to prison in the first place. ?It is definitely worth a read. “In Mecklenburg county schools, we…

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CCT?s LifeWorks! Program Offers Hope, Healing

By Center for Community Transitions / December 21, 2015

One Monday afternoon, Tyrone sat across the desk from LifeWorks! director, Erik Ortega. Erik, keenly aware that Tyrone was under significant duress, listened intently as he shared his heartbreaking story of personal loss. Tyrone?s sister was killed the weekend after Thanksgiving ? this was his second sister to lose her life tragically at the hands…

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CCT Awarded Speedway Children’s Charities Grant

By Center for Community Transitions / December 11, 2015

We are happy to announce that CCT is one of Charlotte Motor Speedway’s Children’s Charity grantees this year!?Charlotte Motor Speedway?awarded all the local children organizations this year with their checks at The Christmas Village, on Wednesday, December 9, 4-5:15pm. This was the first time that CCT applied for the grant to benefit our Families Doing…

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