Entries by Emily

The Year in Review

The successes and forward momentum of 2019, our most effective year so far, couldn’t have happened without you. Your gifts of financial assistance, introductions to new donors and friends, and contributions of your time make Project 180 the valued and successful program it is today. Nationally, more citizens are recognizing that it’s not only socially responsible to […]

Change for Good One Person At A Time

Back to School Ruslan Jon Thaxton, Gulf Coast Community Foundation of Venice and The Honorable Andy Owens with Ruslan at Strong Voices in April Stability makes a profound difference in anyone’s ability to move forward yet it’s especially important for formerly incarcerated citizens as they attempt to put their lives back together after release. Ruslan, who has […]

A Look Behind the Scenes, Our Latest News

As usual, there’s a lot going on at Project 180! Residents are doing well, we’re partnering on an exciting new initiative, and preparing for Strong Voices, Dining With Friends, and the Giving Challenge which will be held again next April. Read on to find out who’s doing what, when things are happening, and how you […]

Photos from the April Local Problem-Solving Courts, SVSS Luncheon

Photos from the April 5th Luncheon A Note From the CEO Nik’s House has been welcomed into the Sarasota community. Offering an unprecedented level of support for formerly incarcerated men, it features a strong emphasis on recovery support, financial stability, self-awareness, life skills, community engagement, and employment skills. During their first two weeks, Anthony and […]

Strong Voices 2019, Models For the Future At Work Today

In this year’s upbeat Strong Voices series, Models for the Future At Work Today: Successful Strategies in Incarceration & Reentry, we’ll look at what’s being done well: the best prisons in the world; Sarasota’s outstanding jail programs and treatment courts; and the most progressive prison programs in the U.S. Don’t miss our superb sixth season […]

The Year End Review 2018

The Year in Review On behalf of the Project 180 Board of Directors, I invite you to take a few minutes to reflect on the positive advances Project 180 has made this year, achievements you have made possible through your generous financial support. With the humblest of beginnings–a program run entirely by volunteers with very […]

Dining With Friends 2018

Dining With Friends A Project 180 Friend- and Fund-raiser Announcing “Dining With Friends!” Earlier this year,Project 180 opened its Residential Program. Now, we’re kicking off “Dining With Friends,” a friend-and fund-raiser to support our residents and programs. Would you do me a favor? Consider throwing a Dining With Friends party to show your friends your […]

Giving Challenge 2018

Announcing the opening of Project 180’s Residential Program: Opening Doors to New Opportunities In our 2016 Giving Challenge campaign, “Be the One to Open the Doors,” we asked for your help in opening our Residential Program. You made it happen! Today and over the next few days as we gear up for the Giving Challenge, […]

Happy Birthday to Project 180

Project 180: Ten Years Old Today! With a behind-the-scenes interview and photos from March 2nd, 2018 It’s our birthday! In the past decade we’ve grown from a shared vision to a thriving organization that serves inmates in five counties and provides leadership in educating the community about prisoner reentry. Thank you for your support through […]