Statement of Solidarity (6/2020)
June 15, 2020 - 10:52am

 

Projo: OpenDoors Continues Efforts to Reform Court Debt System (1/28/2020)
January 29, 2020 - 3:53pm

The Providence Journal published a report on efforts to reform Rhode Island's court debt system. 

 

 

Closed for week of Christmas
December 18, 2019 - 11:56am

The OpenDoors drop-in center will be closed for the week of Christmas.

LeadershipRI Features OpenDoors Employment Partnership (6/2019)
June 25, 2019 - 4:54pm

On Thursday, June 20th, LeadershipRI hosted a Getting Talent Back to Work.  Hosted at New Engand Tech, the event brought together employers, non-profits, policy makers, and formerly incarcerated individuals to discuss reentry employment.  OpenDoors released its new video at the event which features one of its employer partners, Office Recycling Solutions, who is a great advocate for the benefit to companies that hire people with records.  

OpenDoors premiered its new video about Eric Butler, who has made a great career at Office Recycling Solutions.

Working towards rehabilitation one story at a time (4/2019)
April 25, 2019 - 3:27pm

 On April 18, 2019 OpenDoors took the time to speak with studnets at the University of Rhode Island to help put a face on re-entry.  Students had the opportunity to hear from other sudents that are completing internships at OpenDoors about how the experience of working directly with those impacted by the prison system has opened their eyes to how many barriers there are to re-entry as well as from individuals that have experienced incarceration themselves.  Read more at The Good Fi

Checkmate OpenDoors: Chess Tournament Fundraiser
March 13, 2019 - 1:21pm

First OpenDoors Chess Tournament--Saturday, June 1st

Many of our clients seriously play chess in prison and then continue competing after their release. On June 1st at 10:00 AM, OpenDoors hosted its first chess tournament to highlight our clients who love to play. The event was a huge success, brining together players from all over the state that love the game.

 

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