Category: CSI

Dec 08

Rhoda Bruington – CSI Administrative Support- passed away

11/25/2017 Rhoda Bruington, a remarkable woman, died Saturday morning, November 25, 2017. Born in Philadelphia PA on April 14, 1945, she left PA in 1960 and resided in Florida, where she held a variety of unskilled and skilled jobs, finished high school, and enrolled in college. In 1991 she was incarcerated in Women’s Prison. Rhoda accepted responsibility for …

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Aug 15

Our condolences to the Haryadi family

(8/13/2017) Ho’s wife Terry passed away Sunday night. She had a cardiac arrest. Ho is our CFO and is close to everyone in the CSI family, as was his wife.  She will be sorely missed and our condolences go to Ho and his family.  

Jul 29

NC Gov Cooper signs bills

July 28, 2017 Raleigh NC NC Gov Cooper signs bills today to reduce time for expungement and Raise the Age (16 and 17 year olds now treated as juvenile vs Adults)  

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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