OpenDoors to Participate in Good Friday Walk to End Hunger and Homelessness
March 10, 2010 - 6:02pm

Do your part to end hunger and homelessness in Rhode Island.

Over the past 31 years, the Annual Good Friday Walk has raised more than a million dollars in support of organizations that help the hungry and homeless.  The 32nd Annual Good Friday Walk will be held on Friday April 2nd.  OpenDoors will be sponsoring a team of walkers.  Would you be interested in joining us? 

A Criminal Past Doesn't Shut the Door To Higher Education
March 10, 2010 - 5:45pm

by Luke Thomsen, former A.C.I inmate, current RIC student

The stigma of being a convicted felon can make the prospect of higher education seem like a far-off dream, something too lofty to even consider. Well, I am here to tell you it isn’t so! It’s never too late to enhance your education, and the roadblocks are surprisingly few. There are numerous resources for people struggling financially, and most schools are just waiting for you to call.

Employment Program Graduates Find Jobs Despite Recession
March 10, 2010 - 5:41pm

by Jesse Capece

The Employment Program at OpenDoors began in the first week of May in 2009.  In its new format the Employment Program offers a number of seminars and workshops designed to give formerly incarcerated men and women the tools, tips, skills, and knowledge that they need in order to be able secure employment.  The seminars and workshops are held over the course of four separate days.

OpenDoors Secures Financing for Supportive Housing Project
March 10, 2010 - 5:37pm

by Annelise Grimm

With support from the Corporation for Supportive Housing, OpenDoors Housing LLC has purchased a building at 485 Plainfield Avenue in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Providence to be converted to subsidized green section 8 housing units. Upon completion, the building will provide housing for clients, as well as program and office space.

March 12 HEAL THE COMMUNITY Resource Fair and Voter Registration Party
March 8, 2010 - 6:09pm

HEAL THE COMMUNITY

Community Resource Fair and Voter Registration Party

March 12, 6-9PM Davey Lopes Rec Center, 227 Dudley Street


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