A product of Kollege and Kareer 4 Youth,
COMMUNITY OF HOPE Program provides services to support housing retention. These types of services include a variety of supports for new residents and residents who may need ongoing support to maintain their housing.
There were 6,345 evictions in Richmond in 2016.
That amounts to 17.38 households evicted every day.
11.44 in 100 renter homes are evicted each year.
Provide a comprehensive overview of sex trafficking, including Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC).
Gain an understanding of the recruiting tactics of traffickers, challenges to breaking free, and the services available to victims and survivors will be discussed.
The benefit of the re-entry program would be to provide resources to get ex-offenders the tools they need to rebuild their lives, such as:
1. Introduction to job training programs
2. GED classes
3. Mentoring programs
4. Educational and Entrepreneurial opportunities (how to get started in business)
5. Overcoming Barriers to employment and how to answer the question, "Have you ever been incarcerated?).
6. Getting past the stigma
"Incarceration is not the end, re-entry to society is a chance to start over and get it right. We want to help them with the tools, resources, and partnerships".
~ Marcy Thornhill, CEO Kollege and Kareer 4 Youth