Fall Fest – what a fun time for our teens of the community! On Wednesday, 10/26/2022, The PROGRAM partnered with Teen Services Manager, Joan Wright, at Martin Library and held a Teens Outreach Fall Fest. The teens participated in pumpkin carving, pumpkin decorating and drawing and painting fall art. The youth also played fall themed… Continue reading Fall Fest Provides Positive, Creative Outlet For Community Teens
On Tuesday, 9/20/2022, The PROGRAM presented a community-based Housing Engagement Forum event featuring breakfast and a panel discussion focused on reducing housing barriers for individual involved with the criminal justice system. Held at Marketview Arts, The PROGRAM’s Housing Engagement Forum event drew more than 70 attendees that shared ideas and creative next steps for continuing… Continue reading Housing Engagement Forum Brings Huge Turnout!
The PROGRAM’s Youth Outreach Specialist, Kiuana Henderson, planned a day full of opportunity and inspiration for Project Future Focus participants! On Wednesday, August 17, 2022, the youth reentry program clients participated in the Endless Opportunities Tour where they visited a variety of stops along a pre-determined route to explore possibilities for their futures. The tour stopped… Continue reading Endless Opportunities Tour Opens Young Minds To Future Possibilities
In May 2022, Tiffany Manning at Messiah United Methodist Church contacted The PROGRAM after reviewing information about The PROGRAM's Project Future Focus youth reentry program. Manning was interested in wanting to know how she could become involved and if there were any ways that the church could help support the needs of the youth within the… Continue reading Community Partnerships Benefit Youth Reentry Clients
May 11, 2022 (Fox 43) Local nonprofit offers resources to help people with criminal records get jobs "The Program: It's About Change" offers mentoring and workplace training to ex-offenders reentering society. YORK, Pa. — Amid the labor crunch in the economy, some employers are opening up job positions to people with prior criminal convictions. According… Continue reading The PROGRAM + Fox 43 = Increasing Resource Awareness
On Friday, May 6, 2022, The Program, It's About Change partnered with Give Local York to participate in the 24-hour local giving challenge. Taking careful inventory of the resources needed to meet the needs of the clients we serve, The PROGRAM identified client needs that would benefit from Give Local York donations for 2022. We… Continue reading Give Local York 2022 and The PROGRAM: An Annual Day of Charitable Giving
On April 1, 2022, SalonCentric in York, PA made a generous donation to The PROGRAM! SalonCentric blessed the clients of The PROGRAM with a contribution of 9 boxes of shampoo, conditioner and other hair products which will provide clients with the security of knowing their personal hygiene needs will be met. SalonCentric also donated 30… Continue reading SalonCentric Supports The PROGRAM!
On Tuesday January 11, 2022, Kiuana Henderson, Youth Outreach Specialist for the Project Future Focus Youth Reentry Program, participated in a Career and Resource Fair in York City. The fair was created to engage youth starting at age 14 to provide connections to employers and other service providers who work with and assist youth reentrants. Despite the wintry weather, youth and families poured into the event to connect with employers and other service providers… Continue reading The Program Promotes Project Future Focus Youth Reentry Program
On December 16, 2021, The Program's CEO, Director of Operations and Lead Mentor were thankful to accept a donation from the Dauphin County Commissioners in order to support The Program's mission. The donation resulted from the 25th Annual Charity Golf Outing that aims to raise money to support worthy causes within our community. More than… Continue reading The Program Receives Donation From Dauphin County Commissioners Annual Charity Golf Outing
On Wednesday, November 17, 2021, The Program's Director of Operations Alexis Gosik hosted six Future Leaders of York at The Program's York Office. During the session, Future Leaders of York students were able to obtain information about The Program's mission and operations and get answers to some of their great questions. Thanks to the Future… Continue reading The Program Hosts Future Leaders of York