Category Archive: CSI

Jun 27

Expunction of records for first offenders under the age of 18

This bill has been ratified and presented to the Governor for his signature as of 6/27/2017 ——————————————————————————- “§ 15A‑145 Expunction of records for first offenders under the age of 18 at the time of conviction of misdemeanor; expunction of certain other misdemeanors. (a)        Whenever any person who has not previously been convicted of any felony, …

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May 03

Second Chance Alliance brings personal stories to the forefront

Published Tuesday, April 25, 2017 by Sarah Magargee, Correspondent RALEIGH – Months of preparation culminated Tuesday when the North Carolina Second Chance Alliance and its supporters walked into the state legislature for the biannual Second Chance Lobby Day to lobby for numerous bills promoting opportunities for North Carolinians with criminal records. Part of National Reentry …

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Apr 27

A Successful Second Chance Lobby Day

The NC Second Chance Alliance is a statewide alliance of advocacy organizations, service providers, faith-based organizations, community leaders and directly-impacted and concerned citizens that has come together to promote polices that remove barriers to productive citizenship for individuals with criminal records. Click here to read more in PDF format.

Apr 22

Financial Literacy and Taxes 1.0 for Barber Professionals

Learn the secrets of successful barbers. Come prepared with your questions and learn the steps to managing your money, lowering your taxes and growing your business. This workshop will be led by entrepreneur, former banker and business consultant, Linsey Mill Date: Sunday April 23, 2017 Time: 10am-11:30am Location: The Renaissance Barbershop Cost: $10 Register Here …

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Mar 24

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

By Paul A. Specht 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 “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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