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Download a PDF copy of CRESC's new full color brochure
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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 14-1721_Expungement of Juvenile Records & School Notifications (Click to view)
PRELIMINARY FINDINGS FROM THE 2013-2014 EMPOWERING OPPORTUNITIES: GATEWAYS OUT OF POVERTY INITIATIVE
Pennsylvania House of Representatives Majority Policy Committee - April 2014
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Lessons from the States:
Reducing Recidivism and Curbing Corrections Costs Through Justice Reinvestment
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Prison Action Committee (PAC)
The Christian Churches United of the tri-county area maintains a dedicated Prison Ministry.
To visit their web page about Prison Ministry services and programs click here.
The PAC meets monthly, on the second Wednesday, at 8:00am at the Dodge City Restaurant on Paxton Street, Harrisburg.
Also, every month one of the Churches of CCU hosts a Re-Entry Breakfast. RSVP please! The schedule can be found on their Prison Ministry page at the link above. The PAC also supports an on-going Mentoring program. Information about Mentoring can be found on both the CCU website and on CRESC's Mentoring page at this website.
SCS A Licensed Charitable Organization
Vladimir and Joanna Beaufils
Sound Community Solutions, Inc. was founded by Vladimir and Joanna Beaufils as a resource "dedicated to the betterment of all people by assisting where and how we can with the latest research and methodologies available."
SCS brings assistance to organizations and practitioners who are engaged in the helping services and professions. Click on the picture to link to their website for more details about the scope of resources and services available from SCS. For more info go to: www.soundcommunitysolutions.org
National HIRE Network
The National H.I.R.E. Network's mission is to increase the number and quality of job opportunities available to persons with criminal records by improving public policy, practice, and public opinion.
Christian Recovery Aftercare Ministries
Jaunita Edrington-Grant, CEO
Christian Recovery Aftercare Ministries (CRAM) is a provider for a variety of re-entry support services, including: Computer Training, Job Development, Substance Abuse Recovery, Paralegal Support, Mentoring, and many other helpful services. To learn more about CRAM, Click here to visit their website.
New Mindz, LLC Mentoring
Rev Jonathan Queen
One of the leading figures in the Mentoring initiative is Jonathan Z. Queen, Minister, author, motivational speaker, trainer, and CEO of New Mindz, LLC. New Mindz, LLC is headquartered in Manchester, York County but its programs reach into the several Counties of South Central PA. To learn more about Jonathan and the New Mindz enterprise, go to click here.
Rev. Dr. Nathaniel Gadsden
Rev. Nate Gadsden is Community Impact Manager of the Capital Region United Way. The Fatherhood Academy is a program of the Tri-County Fatherhood Coalition.
The Fatherhood Academy meets Monday Evenings at the United Methodist Neighborhood Center located at 3rd & Kelker Streets, Harrisburg from 6:30pm to 8:00pm. The purpose of the Fatherhood Academy is to enhance the growth, development, and parenting skills of fathers and family members. Classes are free and open to men, women, teens and adults. You don't have to be a parent to attend. Contact Nate Gadsden at 717-724-4056 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about the Fatherhood Academy go to www.tricofatherhood.net
Dr. Gadsden also conducts writing workshops, called "Wordshops." Through the Center for Writing Therapy, one can complete a two-year certification program to become a Certified Writing Therapist. click here.
Dr. Gadsden is the author of Learning Self-Therapy Through Writing: An Experience in Creative Journaling.
Marsha Banks, MHS
Marsha R. Banks, MHS
is the Executive Director of Amiracle4sure, Dauphin County’s newest 501c3 organization that specializes in providing services and supports to individuals whose lives have been impacted by incarceration.
1735 State Street, Harrisburg, Pa 17103
Experts by Experience Support Group meets weekly to provide a group atmosphere facilitated by a senior Mentor. Groups are topic lead and peer to peer mentoring is highly encouraged. Ladies First is an afterschool program for at risk adolescent female students who are matched with one on one mentor while interacting in a structured community with evidence based practices. Marsha Banks is a mother of 8, college graduate, educator, mentor, and a former offender who specializes in offender reentry, children of incarcerated parents and transitional living plans. For more information about programs and services , If you need Marsha to speak to your organization please call: 717-238-1523