Incarceration touches all of us. In the U.S., some 6.6 million people live under supervision of adult correctional authorities (in prison, in jail, on probation, or on parole). Nearly 2.2 million men and women are behind bars, and more than 600,000 people are released every year—with two-thirds being rearrested within three years. The annual cost to incarcerate and reincarcerate this many people? More than $80 billion. Beyond the price tag, soaring levels of incarceration and recidivism take a toll on communities and families. This cycle of crime and incarceration produces broken relationships, victimization, despair, and instability—and we must do better. We can’t afford not to.
Prison Fellowship® is the nation's largest nonprofit serving prisoners, former prisoners, and their families, and a leading advocate for justice reform. We seek to share the real, living hope of the Gospel with people who long for its power to make them new. Real restoration begins by addressing the cycle of crime on all fronts, in prison and out, and engaging in a cycle of renewal.
A Christian organization dedicated to seeing God's glory manifested in relationships, in homes, and in street corners around the globe.
Changed lives. That's what people discover after engaging with FamilyLife–their lives and marriages are changed dramatically for the better. And that's the mission of FamilyLife–to help people change the world one home at a time. Created on the principle that the family provides the foundation for society, FamilyLife offers a wide range of biblically-based tools to help families become stronger.
Glove House, Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation that empowers children and families to live successfully within their neighborhoods. Through locally provided services, which include prevention, crisis stabilization, counseling, advocacy, and the creation of positive learning environments, Glove House partners with the community to improve quality of life.
Glove House, Inc. began more than 40 years ago, Norman "Chuck" Jennings saw a gap in our community services - a place where young men can be encouraged and guided towards realizing their potential and developing to the best of their ability. Many supported the need and Glove House opened its first Group Home in 1970. His vision has been maintained for over 40 years at Glove House where almost 200 boys and girls are now cared for daily. Chuck always said, "With a little love and kindness you can change a boy's life"
Walker is a leading not-for-profit organization providing intensive, highly specialized therapeutic and academic services for exceptionally vulnerable yet resilient children, teens, and families facing complex mental health, emotional, behavioral, and learning challenges.
Walker’s evidence-based programs positively impact thousands of children, teens, and families each year throughout Greater Boston, the North and South Shore as well as in Central Massachusetts. Walker provides services through campuses in Needham and Watertown, community-based clinical, home-based, parent education and youth development programs, professional seminars, consultations, and coaching.
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF), known for its black and white panda logo, strives to protect the diversity of life on the planet. The conservation organization has worked on more than 13,000 projects in about 100 countries to save endangered species and natural areas, as well as to address threats such as global warming and the exploitation of forests. WWF operates projects in Africa, Asia, Latin America, North America, and Eurasia with national affiliates in about 100 countries. The group publishes data on endangered wildlife, wild places, and global challenges, such as toxic chemicals and climate change. Founded in 1961, WWF is supported by 1.2 million members in the US and close to 5 million globally.
Southgate, England (UK)
Thames valley housing is a leading provider of affordable housing in London and the South East. Our mission is to improve the opportunities people have in life through providing good quality, affordable homes. We develop and manage quality homes for the social and intermediate rented markets, shared ownership for first time buyers, and commercial housing for students and NHS keyworkers. We run an award-winning training centre and were named What House Best Large Housing Association 2010. We are committed to investing in our high calibre employees, our residents and their communities.
Bedford, England (UK)
bpha is a major housing association and a socially-motivated property development and management business. Our goal is to create places where everyone feels proud to live.
We are a leading provider and developer of affordable homes – for rent, sheltered, residential care and shared ownership – in central, southern and eastern England.
We work with our residents and communities to involve them – improving opportunities, independence and quality of life for our residents, and benefiting the wider community. We bring people together, and are involved in a wide range of community activities.
Wolverhampton, England (UK)
Bromford is a social business, we help people to be the best that they can be. Whether that’s providing high quality homes for rent and sale, or providing specialist housing support, training and employment services. We enable customers, colleagues and partners to fulfil their potential.
We’ve been around for over 50 years and with our commercial sense and some brave decisions we’ve grown from zero to 27,000 homes and 1091 colleagues, whilst developing a strong reputation for delivering great services and great results.