Archives for March 2019

Dismas Charities Macon Receives Compliments From ACA Chair

Sometimes it’s the small tokens of appreciation that mean so much to us instead of big gestures. Such was the case recently for the Dismas Charities Macon program when Bonnie O’Brien, Chair of an American Correctional Association (ACA) Audit Team, gave Director LaTonja Brown a card showing her appreciation during a recent inspection of her […]

Former Resident Speaks At Dismas Charities Atlanta Facility

Former Atlanta resident Brandi Davis visited the facility and spoke to the Women’s Group about her struggles and how she was able to succeed. Davis gave each attendee a copy of her book that details the difficulty African American women face in the penal system. She also gave the women hygiene items and Christmas gifts […]

Omaha Employment Skills Class Hears About Permanent Jobs

During the weekly Employment Skills class, Barbara Barraza, a Recruiter for Associated Staffing, discussed employment opportunities available through her agency. Unlike some temporary employment agencies, Associated Staffing contracts with employers seeking permanent employees, who may use their agency to hire directly, or provide a probationary period to evaluate the employee’s work performance prior to transferring […]

Dismas Charities Memphis Day Reporting Staffer Attends Rock The Block Community Event

Memphis Day Reporting Center Social Services Coordinator Pamela Harlan-McSwain (right) attended the Rock the Block network fair at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). The event allowed community organizations to become knowledgeable about different programs or collaborations available in the area. Harlan-McSwain met with Dr. Kennard Brown), Executive Vice Chancellor of UTHSC to […]