12 Atlanta Employers Attend Dismas Charities Job Fair; Step Up To Hire Offenders

For the first time, the Atlanta program held a Job Fair that was open to not only its residents, but to those on supervised release with the U.S. Probation Office. The 12 employers attending, who expressed an interest in hiring those with a criminal history, were TRC Staffing, Independent Electrical Contractor, Diaz Foods, Man Power […]

Dismas Charities Atlanta Holds Dress For Success Seminar To Help Residents

The Atlanta program hosted a Dress for Success seminar in late March, designed to prepare residents applying for employment. The seminar covered what is acceptable to wear during the interview process, the difference between business professional and business casual dress, first impressions, self-branding, interviewing skills, addressing their convictions in the interview, researching an organization before […]

Dismas Charities Atlanta Women Attend Luncheon

Female staff and residents attended a Woman’s Empowerment Luncheon in observance of International Women’s Day in early March. Like Us On Facebook!

Dismas Charities Atlanta Residents Learn About Healthier Lifestyles

Carolyn Hartfield (below), a lifestyle coach who believes age does not limit your capabilities of being actively involved in recreational activities and exploring the outdoors, spoke to the residents of the Atlanta program recently about her philosophy. Hartfield, 68, travels the country offering workshops, seminars and other programs encouraging the improvement of health and wellness. […]

To Help The Homeless Dismas Charities Macon Staff Participate In Sleepout

According to Macon Director LaTonja Brown, every year the Daybreak Sleepout fundraiser “shines light on the homeless situation in Central Georgia”. On February 24, members of the Dismas program joined over 100 others who spent the night outside to better understand what it is like for those who have no other option. Over $60,000 was […]

Dismas Charities Macon Staff, Residents Tour Harriet Tubman Museum

Recently Dismas Charities staff and residents from the Macon program toured the Harriet Tubman Museum. The museum is the largest of its type dedicated to educating about the art, history and culture of African Americans. In the top photo (from left) are Residents Joanna Flores and Melissa Hall, Administrative Assistant Tiffany Johnson, Counselor Karla Hill-Robinson, […]

Dismas Charities Savannah Staff, Residents Aid “Save Our Youth”

Savannah staff and residents aided Save Our Youth of Savannah by donating 50 lunch bags filled with chips, grain bars, fruit cups, and juice. Save Our Youth provides at-risk youth with educational, emotional and spiritual skills for success through long-term mentoring relationships. At top Residents Helen Brown, Candace Hills, Willie Jackson and Henry Graham prepare […]

Dismas Charities Savannah Staff, Residents View Hidden Figures Film

Savannah staff and residents viewed the hit movie Hidden Figures, the story of three African-American women who served vital roles in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big. “I wish that I would have learned about this […]

Dismas Charities Macon Staff, Residents Cleanup Vacant Lot

Residents and staff removed trash and debris from a vacant lot near the facility as part of the Second Street Community Clean-up Day. The Macon Bibb Beautification Department sponsors the event. Like Us On Facebook!

Dismas Charities Atlanta Holds Annual Spring Festival

In early April, the Atlanta program hosted its Annual Spring Festival. Entertainment for the 100 attendees included the Easter Bunny, a moon bounce slide, live DJ, snow cone and popcorn machines, an egg dying station, games and music. Lunch was provided with hamburger and hot dogs grilled by Director Stephen Ricks. Other entertainment included a […]