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19Mar 2019

Expungement: Opening Doors, One Person at a Time

Expungement: Opening Doors, One Person at a Time
Expungement: Opening Doors, One Person at a Time For Angel, it wasn’t enough that he wanted to get a job. He had a criminal record, and having a record made it hard for him to get a job. The same is true for many men and women: They face barriers to employment mobility and accessing the mainstream ...
22Nov 2018

2018 Underserved Fall Institute

2018 Underserved Fall Institute
Grantees of programs providing outreach and services to underserved populations came together for the ALSO Underserved Institute in Chicago between October 9-11, 2018. This Institute, the first for the program, was hosted in partnership with the Office on Violence Against Women, which funded the program. The Institute convened 44 grantees from 25 organizations across 16 ...
31Oct 2018

2018 Benefit for Peace Gala

2018 Benefit for Peace Gala
ALSO Benefit for Peace October 27, 2018  Twenty years of ALSO. A chance to celebrate the past, look to the future and acknowledge the continuing importance of “Safe Homes, Safe Streets” – and all of our violence prevention work in local communities and across the nation.  More than 100 friends of ALSO attended the Benefit for Peace Gala ...
08Oct 2018

From Required to Inspired: Unlocking Your Leadership Potential through Grant Administration

From Required to Inspired: Unlocking Your Leadership Potential through Grant Administration
From Required to Inspired: Unlocking Your Leadership Potential through Grant Administration ALSO STAAR Project Meeting for STOP Grant Administrators Chicago, Illinois, September 25-26, 2018 State and U.S. Territory grant administrators of the federal Violence Against Women Act’s STOP Formula Grants Program from around the country came together for a two-day workshop in downtown Chicago on September 25th and ...
17Sep 2018

STOP Subgrantees go to NSAC

STOP Subgrantees go to NSAC
ALSO recognizes that making connections and expanding our knowledge serves to strengthen the work of local programs and agencies, collaborative initiatives, and ultimately, those we serve. By committing to these principles, in partnership with the Office on Violence Against Women, ALSO has created a unique opportunity through the LINK (Locally Implementing National Knowledge) Program for ...