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February 12, 2019

Announcing WHAT WAY? DAT WAY!

Project WHAT! will host the first ever summit for Bay Area youth impacted by incarceration on March 30, 2019. Find out more, including how you can support this awesome event, here!

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January 22, 2019

Community Works in the News

For families with loved ones in prison, incarceration takes its toll

Click here to read the spotlight on some of our programs: https://oaklandnorth.net/2018/12/13/20181204_incarceration_williamsrodas/

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January 17, 2019

Community Works is HIRING

Are you interested in providing services to youth, families, and communities impacted by incarceration?

Community Works is now hiring in the following roles:

We strongly encourage formerly incarcerated individuals, children of incarcerated parents, and those intimately affected by the criminal justice system to apply.

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November 8, 2017

Parenting Classes Every Thursday

Hosted by our One Family program and led by facilitator Khaledah Wright, we are pleased to share news of our weekly parenting classes for justice-involved parents. More information can be found on the flyer below:

July 20, 2017

Welcome Home Project Update

On the evening of Friday, June 9th, Community Works West hosted an opening night reception for The Welcome Home Project, a collection of stories and photographs of formerly incarcerated Alameda County residents who turned their lives around after years in prisons and jails. 

March 27, 2017

The Welcome Home Project Opening Night Reception

The Welcome Home Project is a collection of stories and photographs of formerly incarcerated Alameda County residents who turned their lives around after years in prisons and jails. Their stories are testimony to the power of resilience and determination in the face of the barriers that most formerly incarcerated individuals face.

Opening Night Reception:

Friday, June 9, 5:30-7:30 PM

John O’Lague Galleria In Hayward City Hall

777 B Street, Hayward CA

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February 14, 2017

Project WHAT! Scholarship Fundraiser!

Project WHAT!, raises awareness about the effects of parental incarceration on children, with the long-term goal of improving services and policies that affect these children. Once a year we hold a fundraiser to raise money for our high school seniors who are transitioning into college. Read about past scholarship recipients here.

September 28, 2016

Project WHAT! 10 Year Anniversary!

Please join us for Project WHAT’s 10 year anniversary. A Decade of Dedication will celebrate 10 years of our youth advocacy work and service to families impacted by incarceration.

September 28, 2016

Being a Father, From Inside Prison

For prison inmates, being a parent is hard. You’re far away but you’re still here. And the visits and letters, those small points of contact, can become that much tougher for the distance.

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