Ideal participants are individuals who live or work in Philadelphia and who are active in their neighborhoods and communities. Organizations who received city anti-violence funding are encouraged to attend. Training Content: Participants will learn about trauma, how it impacts individuals and communities, and different approaches to supporting individuals and communities. Participants will receive certification in Psychological First Aid (PFA) and Post-Traumatic Stress Manage
MyChesCo: March 18, 2022 PHILADELPHIA, PA — Two leading entities in the work of reentry program development and support — National Reentry Workforce Collaborative and The Alliance for Community and Justice Innovation — are partnering to provide reentry program providers with credentialing. This is an important step to promoting research-backed practices that directly impact outcomes for participants. The Importance of Reentry Programs One in three adults in the U.S. have a cr
On April 29, 2016, former President Obama issued a Presidential Memorandum that formally established the Reentry Council to help ensure the federal government continues this important work. This report responds to the directive by laying out specific agency actions – development of training, technical assistance, and strategic communications – to ensure federal staff, as well as state, local, and community stakeholders, are aware of the tools available to them, and are using
We know that joining together amplifies our voice and impacts the decisions that are made in Washington, DC. Join us virtually as we share with our elected representatives our amazing stories of impact and advocate for the highest levels of funding for critical housing and community development programs.
We need our members of Congress to make history by ensuring the historic investments in housing proposed last year in the Build Back Better Act actually get passed.
The York County Coalition on Homelessness is partnering with Tenfold to provide a “Fair Housing 101” session on May 11, 2022 from 3:00-4:30 p.m. This session will be conducted virtually, and cover the basics of Federal, State, and Local fair housing law. Some topics we will cover include: • Disparate impact verse Disparate Treatment • Fair Housing Exemption • Common Fair Housing Mistakes This session is open to all those interested in attending – attached is a flyer to share
The Adult Reentry Program is designed for incarcerated individuals who are 18 and older. Applicants must be within 20-180 days of their release date, returning to a Philadelphia address, and must not have a sex crime on their record (other than prostitution). During enrollment, applicants will be assigned a Case Manager who will work with them before and after release. This person offers referrals/resources/support, an opportunity to gain an industry recognized credential, an
Community College of Philadelphia is recruiting for two free programs starting in March. Pathway to Advanced Manufacturing Program The program includes classroom and technical, hands-on, skills instruction covering these topics: Introduction to Welding Technology, Introduction to Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Precision Machining, DC-AC Electricity, Electrical Wiring, Winning Work Habits and more. Gain work-based learning opportunities, including meeting employer partners,
Empathy Network advocates and organizers across our nation will seek to explore the role of empathy in changing existing policies and practices in our criminal legal system. On the week of March 28th, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern time, we will gather for Day of Empathy events. By registering for this #DayofEmpathy event, your email will be shared with Dream Corps, the event organizer, and their affiliated organization. To register, click here.
If you know someone 12-24 years old looking to get paid up to $1,000.00 for a summer work experience, check out WorkReady by clicking here. WorkReady is a program in July-August for youth living in Philadelphia. This year, WorkReady Summer experiences will include safe in-person participation at least 3 days/week. Vaccinations are not required for WorkReady overall but may be required based on program or worksite requirements. The first 5,000 applicants to complete the enroll
This US DOL funding opportunity is to connect justice-involved youth/young adults to paid work experiences and life skills like conflict resolution to prevent/avoid violence. A mentorship component is required. Deadline April 21, 2022. https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=336623. Can apply for up to $2m for 42 months of activity. A second round of funding will be available in the fall. Through the Growth Opportunities grant program, the Department w