Category Archive: CSI

Mar 24

Wake board supports ‘raise the age’ effort to limit teen incarcerations

By Paul A. Specht aspecht@newsobserver.com RALEIGH The Democratic-led Wake County Board of Commissioners is publicly endorsing a Republican-led effort that would keep more teenagers out of prison. The Wake board, which is responsible for county spending, scheduled a press conference on Monday to support an effort in the N.C. General Assembly that would give the …

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Mar 16

Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation establishes scholarship in honor of Darryl Hunt

Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation establishes scholarship in honor of Darryl Hunt; money will go toward people convicted of crimes who are seeking higher education   By Michael Hewlett Winston-Salem Journal Mar 13, 2017 Darryl Hunt, exonerated of murder in 2004, spent his years of freedom advocating for reforms in the criminal justice system and helping …

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Feb 26

He sells potato peelers and became a millionaire

Joe Ades passed away in 2009 a millionaire and lived in a Park Ave apartment. For those of you taking the Entrepreneurs class, this man was living proof that all it takes is initiative. “That is the secret of life, not doing what you like, but liking what you do.” Plus, once you learn your …

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Feb 22

About Inmates to Entrepreneurs

Inmates to Entrepreneurs is a community outreach program developed by Sageworks to educate current and former inmates on how they can start small businesses upon their release from prison. The program was specifically created to help individuals through the challenges in getting re-integrated into society and the workforce. Contact us for free business mentoring assistance …

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Jan 15

How Americans Came To Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. With National Holiday

With over 3 million signatures, King’s wife issued a petition to Congress advocating for the holiday in 1971. Two years later, an Illinois state representative, Harold Washington, who had been elected the first black mayor of Chicago, introduced a bill making Illinois the first state to recognize MLK Day. Unfortunately, when the bill went before …

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Jan 13

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 16th

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. summary from History.net: “Martin Luther King, Jr. became the predominant leader in the Civil Rights Movement to end racial segregation and discrimination in America during the 1950s and 1960s and a leading spokesperson for nonviolent methods of achieving social change. His eloquence as a speaker and his personal charisma, combined …

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Dec 28

Lack of prison educational opportunities video

Darryl Atkinson on “Adam Ruins Everything: Prison” regarding lack of educational opportunities in our prison system.  

Nov 23

Wake County Network of Care

Welcome to Wake County Network of Care.   Welcome to the Wake Network of Care, a one-stop resource directory to help you locate needed services and supports throughout the Wake community. The Wake Network of Care provides comprehensive information on local services and organizations and a Learning Center dedicated to topics related to health and …

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Nov 15

Public face of US re-entry effort speaks from own experience

Public face of US re-entry effort speaks Daryl Atkinson, a Justice Department official who helps oversee re-entry programs for convicted felons, talks at the Office of Justice Programs in Washington, Thursday, April 21, 2016. Twenty years after being busted for cocaine trafficking, Atkinson is the public face of the Justice Department’s efforts to help convicted …

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Nov 14

CSI and Wheels4Hope Partnership

CSI clients receives cars from Wheels4Hope that will help them bridge the gap to a successful life. CSI really appreciates our Wheels4Hope partnership as it has been a great asset for our clients.  

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