Category: Community-based Organizations

Jan 17

Second Chance Act Spotlight: Ronald Forbes, Operation My Home Town, Alameda County, California

By CSG Justice Center Staff Ronald Forbes (left) sees great new things happening—and most of them are in his kitchen. A 55-year-old U.S. Army veteran, Forbes is on the brink of expanding his Oakland, California-based catering company in partnership with his sister, Catherine. Soon, he’ll move the business to a commercial space, but for now …

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May 18

Apply Now: Second Chance Act Comprehensive Community-Based Adult Reentry Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance is seeking grant applications from community- and faith-based organizations and Native American tribal groups interested in developing and implementing comprehensive and collaborative programs that support people who are reentering communities after incarceration. Grantees will develop comprehensive case-management plans for people reentering their communities who are at medium-to-high risk of reoffending. The …

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