Diersen Charities Nashville Residents Hope To R.I.S.E.

In late October, 12 Nashville Dismas residents attended a speech at U.S. Probation introducing a new Realizing Individual Success and Empowerment (RISE) program. The initiative, being undertaken by the U.S. Courts and Federal Probation, includes intensive programming, interaction with probation officers and judges on a bi-weekly basis, and access to legal and social services and […]

Dismas Charities Louisville Centers Contribute To Shop With A Cop!

Louisville Director Sarah Weidner-House, representing all of Dismas Charities’ Louisville-area programs, presented Metropolitan Fraternal Order of Police Lodge President Ryan Straw with a $1,000 donation toward their annual Shop with a Cop Christmas program. From left are Probation and Parole Officer Colter Turner, who first broached the subject at a recent Community Relations Board meeting, […]

Macon Mayor Visits, Thanks Dismas Charities Residents

Dismas Charities Macon residents received a special visit and thanks from Mayor Robert Reichert for their assistance with the disaster relief at East Macon Gym, where evacuees from Savannah, Georgia were housed during Hurricane Matthew. The residents assisted with cleaning restroom facilities, ground maintenance, and meal preparation. From left are resident John Weathers, Quentin Parker, […]

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ROADMAP TO REENTRY

Robinson Recognized For 25 Years Service

Robinson recognized for 25 years service Corporate Receptionist and Administrative Clerk Esther Robinson (left) was recognized September 28 for having entered a select group of Dismas employees – those who have served 25 years with the organization. The others in this elite grouping include President/CEO Ray Weis (above right making the presentation), Executive Vice President […]

Former NM Secretary Of State Continues On Albuquerque Board

Former New Mexico Secretary of State Rebecca Gonzalez (left) poses with Dismas Charities Vice President of Development Den Freaney at a recent meeting of the Albuquerque Community Advisory Board. Gonzalez has been on the board since its 1966 inception. Like Us On FaceBook!

Diersen Charities Albuquerque Staff Tour Los Luna

On April 23, members of the Albuquerque staff toured Los Lunas State Prison viewing the mental health, segregation, geriatrics, medical, and general population areas. From left are Resident Monitors Jesse Cordero, Fabiola Ruiz, and Antonette McConnell, and Word Processor Jessica Kelley Assistant Director Kelly Bowman also attended. Like Us On FaceBook!

Dismas Charities El Paso Intern Appointed To Rights Board

  El Paso Intern Christian Salas (right) has been appointed to the Disability Rights Texas Board of Directors. The board is a legal protection and advocacy agency for those with disabilities. Salas is a graduate of the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) and is enrolled in its master’s program. Also pictured are Intern […]

Tabernacle Makes Circuitous Route To Final Place Of Honor At Dismas Charities Headquarters

Since 1998, Maintenance Supervisor Joe Starks has sheltered what turned out to be the magnificent Tabernacle pictured here. Starks was unsure what the object was as it was so blackened by years of neglect, but he believed in his heart it was of a spiritual nature and should be preserved. The solid brass object, which […]

Master Life Book-II Graduation

Dismas Charities St. Ann clients graduated from the Master Life Book II class receiving certificates from sponsoring Bates Memorial Missionary Baptist Church. The program is a study focusing on Christ transforming lives by developing a personal, lifelong, obedient relationship with Jesus which transforms character into Christlikeness, changes values, and involves you in His mission in […]