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For those who are, or have been, entangled in the criminal justice system and their families.
MARCH 19, 2020
GROUPS URGE NC OFFICIALS TO REDUCE AND PROTECT INCARCERATED POPULATION AMIDST CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK
CSI is one of the groups advocating for reduction in the number of people entering the criminal legal system and release of vulnerable people in prisons and jails to prevent a public health crisis
Second Chance News
On Saturday, February 1, the Second Chance Alliance launched its Wake County Chapter. Dennis Gaddy and CSI hosted the event in Raleigh. Over 100 people attended.
Rod Williams spoke from the heart. He also spoke from experience. Williams, on Saturday morning, shared his story of life after incarceration with community leaders who showed up at the Harnett County Public Library to hear more about N.C. Second Chance Alliance, an organization created to help people just like him.
On November 20,2019, CSI announced that is part of a lawsuit against the state to restore voting rights to those with felonies in North Carolina.
WRAL covered this issue on December 27
Watch the Announcement Video below
Our very own Dennis Gaddy participated in the Justice Votes 2020: A Presidential Town Hall on October 28.
Through a network of community partners, we work with men and women in prison, former prisoners, people in transition, and their families as they transition back into family and community life.
We provide small group trainings and individual mentoring in general life skills, leadership, entrepreneurship, financial literacy, and areas related to transitioning back into family and community life.
Are you or one of your clients in need of such help?
The hub of Community Success Initiative’s trainings consists of inspiring people to discover their potential, set worthy goals for their lives, and take action in a positive way.
The 15 Principles of Personal Growth and Leadership form the core of everything we do – training, engagement, mentoring and advocating.
15 Principles of Personal Growth and Leadership
to take you from where you are to where you want to be.
We convene gatherings where people with life experience with the criminal justice and prison systems can network, exchange knowledge and resources, and solve problems. Gatherings may be family sessions to strengthen family relationships or support and empowerment groups for prisoners and former prisoners.
We collaboratively convene round-tables for people to learn more about the criminal justice and prison systems from people with real life experiences. We also organize advocacy efforts around related issues.
The Community Success Initiative (CSI) started in 2004. Find out more about where it started, and how far it has come since then!