Working together on the inside and the outside.
Focusing on Smart on Crime Solutions
AdvoCare conducts, sponsors, or co-sponsors many worthwhile projects which include:
The Family Bound program focuses on ideas that pertain to keeping families united and children directed away from bad behavior that may later lead to criminal acts, substance abuse, and violence. It is our intent to analyze ways of strengthening families and promoting positive development for young people that may, in fact, require rethinking the norms of our modern society.
As we look at family relationships, we have partnered with others to sponsor programs like Let’s Read, Let’s Talk – Building the Forever Story, the Messages project, and an annual Family Bound Weekend event.
In developing our full Family Bound program with the intent of establishing meaningful collaboratives that spur much needed work in the area, we have started a national Task Force on Innovative Prevention and Prisoner Reentry - Family Assistance to Improve Reintegration and Unification.
The Justice Silenced Campaign
The Justice Silenced Campaign is a coalition of organizations and individuals working together to assure that the deaf and hard of hearing are guaranteed a voice in government and that the government does not violate the rights established by the Constitution and the ADA. This coalition is formed to protect deaf and hard of hearing citizens from being denied equal access to the courts, equal protections within our prisons and other detention facilities, and equal access to program and employment opportunities. We invite you to join us and guarantee the rights and opportunities of all our citizens whose language may include sign language.
In addition to prisoner reentry being recognized as a national need, developing self-sufficiency within our communities has been increasing globally. This project intends to be a national model, utilizing proven therapeutic communities and adding to that basic premise the idea of sustainable living and business development. It will not only reduce recidivism
as proven by the existing transitional therapeutic model, but also provide a community atmosphere for those whose lack of community involvement may have been the major contributing factor to their original deviant behavior and incarceration. This is a smart on crime approach to reduce offenses against the public and promote successful reentry that can later be nationally replicated.
The Platinum Focus Media Project
The Platinum Focus Media project will create ways for at-risk youth and young adults to participate in charitable events in the area of fashion, film, and other media, while at the same time providing experience and portfolio building to those who might not otherwise be able to afford the costs of professional photographers for head shots, composites, and advertising. We will also provide assistance with resumes and even connections to others in the media industry.
The LERA Campaign
The Literacy, Education, and Rehabilitation Advocacy Campaign is our way of educating the general public as well as public officials on how to implement overall literacy and rehabilitation programs that are designed to reduce prison populations, crime, and the overall cost of corrections. We can demonstrate links to literacy, learning disabilities, and under-funded educational opportunities that send some down a path of deviant behavior which can lead to crime. Therefore, this campaign will focus on much more cost-effective ways of preventing crime while also promoting a more productive citizenry.
www.leracampaign.org Special Education Concerns PowerPoint Presentation
The Government Process Training Program
The Government Process Training Program is a way to empower previously incarcerated individuals with the knowledge of how our government operates to create laws. By educating former prisoners in the electorial and legislative processes and bolstering individual confidences on how to positively effect change in local, state, and federal government, we present a platform which encourages those individuals to become active and contributing members of our communities.
www.gemeinschafthome.com Government Process Training PowerPoint Presentation
Please help us keep all these projects going by donating now!
These donations are made in $5 increments.
In order to increase the donation amount, simply
increase the quantity when you enter the PayPal site.
For example, if you wish to make a $20 donation,
change the quantity to 4 (4 x $5 = $20).
Post Office Box 133 • Hancock, MD 21750-0133 • 202-271-1623 (phone) • 202-204-6038 (fax)
Post Office Box 22 • 15-A Candlewood Lane • Great Cacapon, West Virginia 25422