Crime and Legal-Related

Feb 5, 2018

The Power of Relationships: Bringing People Together to Improve Public Safety

For Safe & Sound, outputs, metrics and evaluation have all been critical in determining the organization's success. The true measure, however, is in the relationships they've created within their own community.

Feb 5, 2018

A Community Based Approach to Criminal Justice Reform

Since their founding in 2007, the Southern Coalition for Social Justice has become a leading voice in the South seeking with justice within communities, particularly on issues where race, class, and politics intersect.

Feb 5, 2018

Connecting Advocates and Survivors, At Home and Abroad

The Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence is a national resource center on domestic violence, sexual violence, trafficking, and other forms of gender-based violence in Asian and Pacific Islander communities.

Feb 5, 2018

Room to Mess-Up: Nonprofits and Innovation

Inmates to Entrepreneurs isn’t a nonprofit, but its innovative work and mission focus bring to light a need for flexibility and innovation as nonprofits seek to grow and create a larger impact in their communities and the world.

Feb 5, 2018

Understanding Your Own Power

You Have The Power was created from a place of isolation and silence. Since then, YHTP has spread awareness of violent crimes across all ages and classes, sparking dialogue from universities to prisons.

Feb 5, 2018

Partnering with Communal Knowledge to a Create Safe Space

Please enjoy this feature from our archives published December 2015. To see the positive outcomes of diversity and adapt to an increasingly-globalized society, Roanoke-based Local Colors works with local police and cultural groups to create a safe space and welcoming environment for all.

Dec 7, 2015

Partnering with Communal Knowledge to a Create Safe Space

To see the positive outcomes of diversity and adapt to an increasingly-globalized society, Roanoke-based Local Colors works with local police and cultural groups to create a safe space and welcoming environment for all.

Dec 7, 2015

A Niche and a Need: Where Only You Can Affect Change

The key to ensuring the longevity of a group like Accountability Counsel is making sure you have the expertise required to meet the unique need you serve. An organization can't be distracted by the numerous demands people want them to address. The key is to find your focus, learn it through and through, and commit to change in that specific area.

Dec 7, 2015

Reshaping the Dominant Narrative of Masculinity

Men Can Stop Rape aims to shift the culture of sexual assault from risk reduction to prevention by changing how men see themselves within the dialogue of sexual violence. When men can see the role that they can play in reducing violence, preventing sexual assault, and reshaping gender norms, they can empower themselves and others.

Dec 7, 2015

Legal Relief for Job Seekers with Criminal Records

One serious economic barrier facing Legal Aid clients is the fact that 1 in 5 North Carolinians have a criminal record, which means they are effectively shut out of the job market. With the growing interest in criminal justice reform, an investment in relief from collateral consequences now would pay huge dividends in the future.