New College Scholarship Program Launched (3/2019)
March 13, 2019 - 10:44am

OpenDoors will award four qualified, exemplary candidates $1,000 each to cover educational expenses for the 2019-2020 school year. To qualify, the applicant must intend to apply or be currently enrolled in a degree program and have a history of incarceration. Applications can be submitted online using this form, in person, or by mail.

9 Yards receives 3rd year of funding
July 14, 2015 - 5:36pm

OpenDoors has received a 3rd Innovative Partnership grant from the Governor's Workforce Board for its 9 Yards program.  This funding will allow OpenDoors to serve another 30 individuals in 9 Yards.  Here is the press release:

 

OpenDoors awarded RI Foundation Award
April 13, 2015 - 12:00am

 OpenDoors was awarded the Initiative for Nonprofite Excellence's Innovation Award by the RI Foundation.  This award is given to one nonprofit a year which demonstrates excellence and innovation.

Mor information is available at the RI Foundation Article on the award ceremony.

9 Yards holds first graduation
April 2, 2015 - 12:08pm
OpenDoors Director speaks at symposium on mass incarceration
April 2, 2015 - 11:51am

Director Sol Rodriguez spoke on a panel at the recent "Sounding the Alarm on Mass Incarceration," symopsium at Roger Williams Law School.  Along with OpenDoors board member Luis Estrada, the two spoke about the challenges facing individuals with records.  The event was a full-day discussion, attended by approxiately 350 people, including Providence Mayor Elorza, DOC Director A.T.

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