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Newsletter – Fall 2016

By Center for Community Transitions / September 14, 2016

CCT’s Fall 2016 Newsletter is out! We’ve had a busy a quarter including our LifeWorks! program’s big move to the Goodwill Opportunity Campus, and the addition of a new service. You can view the full document below. For the best experience, use the button in the lower right corner to switch to full screen. You…

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Back In Style

By Center for Community Transitions / August 31, 2016

CCT held it’s yearly Back In Style event on Thursday, August 25th. The annual back to school event helps children with incarcerated parents prepare for the new school year by providing school supplies, school uniforms, and free haircuts and hair styles. This year we served more than 90 families, provided bookbags and school supplies 220?children,…

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Back In Style – School Supplies Needed

By Center for Community Transitions / August 1, 2016

On August 25th CCT will host its 6th annual back to school readiness event, Back In Style. The event serves?CCT’s clients’ families by providing school children with needed school supplies. CCT estimates that 5,000 children in Mecklenburg County have a parent who is currently incarcerated, and 10,000 more have experienced parental incarceration at some point.…

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#SummerShareCLT – Because “Need” Doesn’t Get A Vacation

By Center for Community Transitions / July 20, 2016

This week,?Charlotte neighbors ?have the opportunity to support our community in?an important way. Taking place through July 22,?SummerSHARE inspires neighbors to?help give “need” a vacation by purchasing highly-needed items from our Give Shop or dropping off those items any time during the campaign. You can also make a monetary contribution online. ?The need in Charlotte…

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LifeWorks! Now at Goodwill Opportunity Campus

By Center for Community Transitions / July 1, 2016

CCT’s LifeWorks! program is now housed in the new Goodwill Opportunity Campus. The new Goodwill Opportunity Campus, located on the corner of Wilkinson Boulevard and?Boyer Street in Charlotte, is a 160,000 square foot facility aimed at providing a seamless continuum of support to disadvantaged job seekers all in one location. The facility?houses?a job resource center,…

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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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