Aug 14, 2018 · Sacramento’s “cannabis equity” program aims to help ex-convicts benefit from California’s booming marijuana industry. However, not everyone is happy about the program.
Dec 15, 2016 · CTA DOWNTOWN — A program that helps ex-felons start anew is in the middle of a tug-of-war between the CTA and unions. The Second Chance program has helped hundreds of people released from prison...
Jul 18, 2011 · The Prisoner Reentry Employment Program or PREP offers job readiness training and house and life skills programs which help reintegrate ex-felons into the community. After serving their time, newly released prisoners are enrolled in a three-week rigorous training program that will help them go back into society.
Sep 22, 2020 · Billionaire Michael Bloomberg helped raise $16 million to pay court fines of some 32,000 Florida ex-felons who were blocked the right to vote by a GOP-led law that functions as a poll tax.
Individuals convicted of a felony are still eligible to vote unless they are convicted of a certain class of felony charges — “crimes moral turpitude” — who are ineligible to vote while in prison, on parole, or on probation. Voting rights restoration is dependent on the type of conviction: some individuals may apply to have their voting rights restored immediately after completing their full sentence, but those convicted of certain felony offenses–such as murder, rape, incest ...
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As with all federal grant programs there is a lot of red tape and hoops to jump through. For this reason the SBA has created a "Learning Center" to help guide you through the process of getting qualified for a grant. The SBA does not offer grants for felons specifically but a felony will not keep you from getting a grant.
Small business administration (SBA) has a program for ex felons business loans up to $50,000.00 The federal H.C.W. will bond you for free. Once you have S.S.I. you can qualify for a loan up to, 5,000.00 from any bank. the loan is guaranteed by the federal government and must be repaid (W.W.W.social security.gov)
Apr 24, 2017 · LINCOLN — A bill that would allow ex-felons to vote without a two-year wait after their sentences are complete won approval from state senators Monday, but not by a lot.