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Homeless & ReEntry Helpers, Inc.
3936 Pendleton Way, Indianapolis, IN 46226 USA
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HRH's Weekly Newsletter - 1 June '09
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Editor's Notes
Volunteers Needed at Westside Pride Park Playground – Come Join us for Volunteer for Build Week - June 3rd thru the 7th (rain or shine) | Skilled & Un-Skilled, Men and Women (18yr and older) | Childcare will be provided, Food on site | Visit our website to volunteer on-line and choose your time slots. | Please visit: www.WestSidePridePark.com  or call Sherri Walker at our Volunteer Hotline at 317-839-7444, or e-mail her at Lwalker756@aol.com | Download their Flyer

Our News You Can Use

The Indiana Chapter of the NAACP is looking for remarkable women - they can recognize at their annual event on the 1st of August of this year | Women in Indiana who are just like Ida B Wells, Mary Ovington and Mary Ellen Cable, which have made personal commitments without ever expecting anything in return | For more information, please  contact: Natalie Brooks nbrooks@brooks-hayen.com | Download Flyer
  • Read Mayor Greg Ballard's latest Newsletter - View Newsletter
  • View Interview between Coach Dungy & Olgen Williams - on the Mayor's ReEntry Program - Great One-on-One interview - View Interview
  • New web site for returning Military Personnel - dedicated to helping returning service members for their service.  - Hire A Hero.com
  • McCoy's 2009 Youth Activity Directory is now available - Over 20 pages of summer camp information - Visit: www.mccoyouth.org
  • Our Events Calendar

    14Jun09 Sunday - Homeward Bound (5 kilometer walkathon) | Join thousands of Hoosiers in raising hundreds of thousands of dollars to provide housing and fight homelessness in Indiana! | Veterans Memorial Plaza | www.homewardboundindiana.org.  Please check out our site for yourself as well as pass the information along or email me at: joann.morris@Clarian.org .  If you have any questions please feel free to call me at: 317-931-3055 # 1763.
    18Jun09 Thursday - ExOffenders, Learn How to Find A Job
    - Crooked Creek Community Center is holding a youth employment seminar at 9:00 AM.  If you are from 15 to 25 years old and have had a minor/major offense with the law, you should attend this seminar | For additional information please Download Flyer
    19Jun09 - Friday - ExOffender/ReEntry Event - Neighborhood Networks of the Martindale-Brightwood area - Neighborhood Networks is celebrating the role it plays in helping newly released persons to experience a successful reintegration back into Indianapolis communities through the help of a supportive group of community members. Maxine Bryant is inviting you to join celebration as they congratulate the first person to complete this innovative one year program.  | For more information, please Download Flyer
    1Jul09 Wednesday - CHIP’s Annual Meeting - will be held at Barnes & Thornburg, 11 S. Meridian St. from 8:00 – 10:30 a.m. | Join us for a conversation with local professionals to learn more about the scope of family homelessness in our community, the resources available for families and others experiencing homelessness, and what you can do to help.  To register, contact Jen at jhunt@chipindy.org  
    29Jul09 Wednesday Northwest District Community Day | I would like to invite everyone to our Community Day from 4:00 to 8:00p.m.  Community Day will be held at Guion Creek Elementary School located at 4301 W 52nd St.  As each year goes by, our attendance increases.  Last year we had close to 1,000 community members in attendance and we hope to top that number this year. Please mark your calendars for a fun family night and join us for our Community Day.  Please share the Attached Flyer with other community members.  Sgt Matt Grimes
    1Aug09 & the 8th, 14th & 15th - 10th Annual African Festival - presented by The City of Indianapolis & African Community International | Contact: 317-927-9777 or 317-327-3687 | www.africancommunity.net | Download Flyer
    Our Job Fairs Calendar & Classified Ads for Jobs
    Nothing else in June that I know of.  If you know of a job fair, please let me know.
    23Jun09 Tuesday - Indianapolis Employment Opportunities 2009 Career Fair - Sponsored by Mayor Ballard, Indianapolis Private Industry Council & Indianapolis Economic Development - More Information

    20Jul09 Monday - Indianapolis Career Fair - Sheraton Hotel City Centre Click here to Register
    For Jobs & Employment (Careers), click here: WorkOne's IndianaCareerConnect.com | IN DOC Job Fairs | State of IN Jobs | City of Indy & M/C Jobs | Indy Star (CareerBuilder) - Jobs in Indy | NUVO - Jobs in Indy | American Classified - Jobs in Indy | Kijiji - Jobs in Indy | Indianapolis Recorder - Jobs in Indy | Indy Employment Guide - Jobs in Indy | Indiana Job Fairs | Other Jobs Web Sites | Monster - Jobs Nationwide | Connect2Help Job Search Suggestions | CareerJet - Jobs in Indy & Nationwide | Non-Profit Career Center Jobs | Remember, Temporary & Part-Time Jobs can lead to Gainful and Full-Time Employment.

    Our State Legislators & Government Officials Web Sites

    Do you want or need to contact one of your elected officials?  Click on the link to their web site.
    Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels | Indianapolis Mayor Gregory Ballard | Senator Richard Lugar | Senator Evan Bayh | Congressman Dan Burton, Indiana's 5th District | Congressman Mike Pence, Indiana's 6th District | Congressman Andre Carson, Indiana's 7th District | Congressman Brad Ellsworth, Indiana's 8th District |

    Our Helpers Press Releases - They would like for you to read..

    Office of the Mayor | City County Council

    Our Helpers Calendars & Newsletters - They would like for you to read.

    View the Mayor's latest Newsletter | WorkOne - East WorkOne - West  |  Wayne Township Schools - Adult Basic Education 3Sep08 thru 31Jan09 | Warren Township's latest NewsletterBusiness Ownership Initiative - Upcoming Schedule of Work Shops | CHIP's 3rd Quarter Newsletter | Charitable Advisors - latest Not-for-Profit E-Newsletter | McCoy - latest Newsletter | Justice Center, ReEntry Policy Council - latest Newsletter | HVAF of Indiana |

    Our Helpers Regularly Scheduled Classes

    Flanner House - has a new 7 week job readiness life Skills to Success class (STS).  It meets Monday thru Friday from 9:00 – noon. Interested in registration for the May class, please contact Randolph Douglas at 317-925-4231 # 244.
    Addicted to Christ (A.T.C.) – Counseling & help for addictions, abuse, depression for all ages. | Meets weekly - every Tuesday evening at 7:00 pm. Family members welcome! | Contact: D. Ivey at 317-414-6611 or visit their Web Site.
    Our Helpers Regularly Scheduled Meetings - They would like for you to attend
    Meets Weekly - M.O.V.E. |
    Meets Monthly - |  C.H.I.P. - C.H.I.P.'s Calendar
    Information on Grants
    The Recovery Act Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Formula Program: The Solicitation deadline has been extended. The new application deadline is 8:00 p.m. ET on June 17, 2009. Because this is a non-competitive formula grant program, the extension of this deadline does not impact either eligibility or funding determinations | Download Solicitation 
    Grants for Mentoring Children of Prisoners
    - Department of Health & Human Services - Administration for Children and Families | Link to Full Announcement
    Solicitation for Second Chance Act Juvenile Mentoring Grants Released -
    the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), U.S. Department of Justice, released the solicitation for Second Chance Act mentoring grants for juvenile populations (Section 211). Funding under this section is available to help public agencies and nonprofit organizations implement mentoring projects to promote the safe and successful reintegration into the community of youth who have been incarcerated. | Click here to download the solicitation. - The deadline for applications is 8:00 p.m. ET on June 15, 2009.
    Government Grant Information
    - on "Second Chance Funds" and the "Economic Recovery Grants", please visit our Reference Info link.
    Our Research & Reference Page - The more you know, the more you can help.
    Need important facts and information on the Homeless and/or ReEntry Industry?  Click out: Our Research & Reference Page

    Our Needs Page - Our Prisons, Our Homeless, and Our Helpers need Help Too!

    Coming Soon - HRH's Bulletin Board - Each organization needing help will have its own "Page" on our bulletin board, allowing the general public to search those organizations to find where they may volunteer their time and/or to help out with other things they have to offer. | Until our Bulletin Board is complete visit Our Needs Page

    Volunteers & Helpers Always Needed - WE NEED YOUR HELP!

    Our prisons in Indianapolis, Plainfield, and Pendleton are in need of Volunteers who can serve "inside" the prison system as Teachers, Tutors, Mentors and Instructors.  If you would like to be a volunteer (Helper), please Click on HRH's Contact-Us Page, or call Don Hawkins at 317-547-0500 and he can help direct you to an organization that can use your special services and talents.  To contact the Indiana Department of Correction directly, Please click on: Indiana D.O.C. for additional information, or Click on: Indiana D.O.C. Volunteer Form.
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