Category: nonprofit 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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Troubleshooting Training: How Three Programs Prepare Volunteers to Mentor People Leaving Prison and Jail

By Katy Albis, CSG Justice Center Staff at the CSG Justice Center talked to three reentry programs with promising training practices about their experiences developing and delivering training to volunteer mentors. Photo credit: Shutterstock/Rawpixel.com Training mentors to support the reentry population is not an exact science. For many reentry programs that offer mentoring services, the …

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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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