Category: Faith-based Organizations

Advocacy Academy: Strengthening the Impact of Faith-Based Leaders and Organizations

The Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies (FPWA) will host an Advocacy Academy training, which aims to help faith-based and community leaders learn the methods and strategies needed to effectively engage local and state governments and grant makers in working to reduce poverty, advance upward mobility, and create shared prosperity.  The curriculum will cover topics such as …

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Responding to the 2018 Second Chance Act Comprehensive Community-Based Adult Reentry Grant Program Solicitation

Hosted by the National Reentry Resource Center, with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance In this webinar, officials from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance and the National Reentry Resource Center review the Comprehensive Community-Based Adult Reentry grant program and application process. These grants are designed …

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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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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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