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  • The Mitie Foundation

    Claudia Vince, about 5 days ago

    The organisation supporting individuals who face barriers in securing employment

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    Bounce Back and RAS: Beyond Prison Walls

    Claudia Vince, about 1 month ago

    The charity launching a project in collaboration with the Royal Astronomical Society to teach prisoners astronomy

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    Fine Cell Work

    Claudia Vince, about 1 month ago

    The charity and social enterprise teaching prisoners high-quality needlework techniques

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    Clean Sheet

    Claudia Vince, about 1 month ago

    The charity creating a dynamic pathway from prison to employment

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    Learning Together Butler Law Course

    Claudia Vince, about 1 month ago

    A new course for the prestigious and innovative prison education initiative

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    The Koestler Trust

    Eleanor De, about 1 month ago

    The UK's Best-Known Prison Arts Charity

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    Prison Reading Groups

    Eleanor De, about 1 month ago

    The organisation promoting reading and reading groups in prisons

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    BehindBras

    Eleanor De, about 1 month ago

    The social enterprise creating beautiful lingerie to support female prison leavers into employment in the creative industries.

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    Business In The Community

    Claudia Vince, about 2 months ago

    Building networks to increase employment opportunities for ex-offenders

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    Landsec

    Eleanor De, about 2 months ago

    In conversation with Debbie Akehurst, Head of Economy and Communities

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    Prosper 4 Group and Tees & Wear Reform Group

    Eleanor De, about 4 months ago

    Success in the North East of England

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    Prosper 4 Group and CODE4000

    Eleanor De, about 4 months ago

    Teaching prisoners coding

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    Prosper 4 Group

    Eleanor De, about 4 months ago

    Giving Change a Chance

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    Willowdene

    Ellie Price, about 4 months ago

    A residential rehabilitation centre providing positive change

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    RAPt (Rehabilitation for Addicted Prisoners Trust)

    Gareth Evans, about 5 months ago

    Surviving, overcoming, conquering addiction

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    Steps2Recovery

    Ellie Price, about 5 months ago

    Breaking the chain of addiction and reoffending in the community, creating a safe environment for all

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    St Giles Trust

    Eleanor De, about 5 months ago

    Innovators of peer-led mentoring

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    Trailblazers

    Eleanor De, about 5 months ago

    Supporting young people since 1998

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    The Reasons Why Foundation

    Eleanor De, about 5 months ago

    Listening to understand

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    StandOut

    Ellie Price, about 5 months ago

    Preparing men to flourish in the workplace

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    The Chrysalis Programme

    Ellie Price, about 6 months ago

    Helping people learn to do things differently and better, creating capability

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    Trinity Fencing CIC

    Eleanor De, about 6 months ago

    Investing in the community

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    Prisoners' Education Trust (PET)

    Gareth Evans, about 6 months ago

    Reporting success at alumni event

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    Open Book

    Ellie Price, about 6 months ago

    In Conversation with Founder, Joe Baden

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    Learning Together

    Gareth Evans, about 6 months ago

    Providing an engaging university education to prisoners

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    The Shannon Trust

    Gareth Evans, about 6 months ago

    Peer mentored reading

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    Essex Fire Service

    Ellie Price, about 6 months ago

    Equipping prisoners with fire safety and first aid skills

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    Imagine If Theatre Company

    Eleanor De, about 7 months ago

    Building confidence and enhancing skills through drama and the arts

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    The Welcome Directory

    Ellie Price, about 7 months ago

    Helping faith communities welcome and support people leaving prison

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    Solid Sheds

    Ellie Price, about 7 months ago

    Helping individuals build a better future

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    Virgin

    Ellie Price, about 7 months ago

    An interview with Group Advocacy Director, Matthias Stausberg

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    Ricoh UK

    Ellie Price, about 8 months ago

    Helping ex-offenders get back into work

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    The Sobriety Project

    Ellie Price, about 8 months ago

    Using the waterways to reduce social isolation and exclusion

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    Resco

    Ellie Price, about 8 months ago

    Breaking the cycle of reoffending

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    Underworld.tv

    Ellie Price, about 8 months ago

    Talking to the Head of Creative, Adam Boome

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    Stretch

    Ellie Price, about 8 months ago

    Enhancing the rehabilitation and education of communities marginalised by society

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    Art Saves Lives

    Ellie Price, about 9 months ago

    An interview with artist, playwright and founder of Art Saves Lives, Dean Stalham

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    The Clink Charity

    Ellie Price, about 9 months ago

    A fresh approach to rehabilitation

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    Recycling Lives

    Ellie Price, about 9 months ago

    Regeneration at the heart of what they do

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    Service Clean UK

    Ellie Price, about 9 months ago

    Training and employing ex-offenders to break the re-offending cycle

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    The Aeneid Project

    Ellie Price, about 10 months ago

    Nacro's ambitious, unique and groundbreaking employer-focused initiative

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    Enterprise Exchange

    Ellie Price, about 10 months ago

    Changing lives through entrepreneurship

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    Commercial Cleaning Business at HMP Coldingley

    Ellie Price, about 10 months ago

    A mutual enterprise providing paid employment, rehabilitation and resettlement for its members

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    Switchback - A Case Study

    Ellie Price, about 10 months ago

    The importance of ongoing support

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    The Oswin Project

    Ellie Price, about 10 months ago

    Creating second chances through training, support and employment

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    Changing Paths

    Ellie Price, about 11 months ago

    Supporting individuals through skills training into full-time sustainable employment

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    Spark Inside

    Ellie Price, about 11 months ago

    Coaching interventions that unlock human potential

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    Tempus Novo

    Ellie Price, about 11 months ago

    Creating a safer and more productive society

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    Synergy Theatre Project

    Ellie Price, about 11 months ago

    An interview with the Artistic Director Esther Baker

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    Offploy

    Ellie Price, about 12 months ago

    We talk to the founder of Offploy, Jacob Hill, about the ex-offender employment process

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    Centre For Entrepreneurs

    Ellie Price, about 1 year ago

    From inmates to entrepreneurs: How prison entrepreneurship can break the cycle of reoffending

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    Doodah Embroidery

    Ellie Price, about 1 year ago

    How embroidery helped Javed Ali turn his life around

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    Blue Sky

    Ellie Price, about 1 year ago

    Hope of real jobs for ex-offenders with Blue Sky

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    The Robin Corbett Award for Prisoner Rehabilitation

    Ellie Price, about 1 year ago

    Celebrating outstanding work in prisoner rehabilitation

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    Prisoners' Education Trust

    Ellie Price, about 1 year ago

    Unlocking potential through learning

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    Only Connect

    Ellie Price, about 1 year ago

    A creative approach to rehabilitation

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    Pen Optical

    Ellie Price, about 1 year ago

    Seeing a brighter future

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    Switchback

    Ellie Price, about 1 year ago

    Building meaningful relationships for a brighter future

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    Bounce Back

    Ellie Price, about 1 year ago

    Bridging the gap between prison and employment

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  • The Power of Writing: Stratford-Upon-Avon Literary Festival Prison Workshops

    Claudia Vince, about 2 months ago

    A new initiative delivering writing workshops in female prisons helping women write stories for their children.

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    The Power of Writing: The Seagull

    Eleanor De, about 2 months ago

    The locally-based prison newspaper forging relationships and communication between prisoners and the community.

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    The Power of Writing: Inside Time

    Eleanor De, about 2 months ago

    The U.K.'s first national newspaper for prisoners and detainees

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    The Value of Writing Programmes

    Claudia Vince, about 2 months ago

    How writing can bring about positive change in the criminal justice system

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    Full of Potential: Redemption Roasters

    Eleanor De, about 2 months ago

    Amazing coffee made by amazing people

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    Full of Potential: Nanna Mexico

    Eleanor De, about 2 months ago

    Serving the community as well as delicious and authentic food

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    Full of Potential: Luminary Bakery

    Eleanor De, about 2 months ago

    Providing training and support for vulnerable women

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    Full of Potential: The Right Course

    Eleanor De, about 3 months ago

    In conversation with founder, Fred Sirieix

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    Full of Potential: The Food Service Industry

    Eleanor De, about 3 months ago

    An Introduction

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    Beyond Borders

    Eleanor De, about 3 months ago

    Crafts for the community in Australian prisons

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    Beyond Borders

    Eleanor De, about 3 months ago

    Swedish rehabilitation schemes

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    Beyond Borders

    Gareth Evans, about 3 months ago

    Inspiring Female Prisoners in Thailand

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    Beyond Borders

    Gareth Evans, about 3 months ago

    New York's Fair Chance Act: Progress by legislation

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    Beyond Borders

    Eleanor De, about 4 months ago

    An Introduction

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    Addiction

    Gareth Evans, about 5 months ago

    Stories of resilience, discipline and determination

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    Mentoring

    Gareth Evans, about 6 months ago

    How mentoring inspires change

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    Turning over a New Leaf

    Gareth Evans, about 6 months ago

    The power of education in prisons

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    Impact of Creativity

    Ellie Price, about 8 months ago

    How the arts can bring about positive change in the criminal justice system

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    Impact of Sport on Desistance

    Ellie Price, about 9 months ago

    How sport can be used to positively engage with individuals caught up in the criminal justice system

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    Diversity and Inclusion in Business

    Ellie Price, about 11 months ago

    An interview with Dianah Worman

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    The Wider Impact

    Ellie Price, about 1 year ago

    The effect employing an ex-offender can have on society

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    The Effect

    Ellie Price, about 1 year ago

    What is the impact on how your business is perceived

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    The Process

    Ellie Price, about 1 year ago

    How to hire an ex-offender

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    The Exceptionals

    Adriana Paice, about 1 year ago

    Why you should hire an ex-offender

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