Entries by Emily

Dr. Hank Brightman Biography

Born and raised in Massachusetts, Hank spent more than ten years in a wide range of environmental law enforcement, supervisory natural resource protection, emergency hazardous waste contingency response and white-collar crime investigation with the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service and the United States Secret Service. Hank received his: Bachelor of Science degree […]

Sheriff Kurt A. Hoffman Biography

Sheriff Kurt A. Hoffman is the 11th Sheriff of Sarasota County and began this new leg of his long service to our community earlier this year. Sheriff Hoffman began his law enforcement career as a deputy with the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office in 1989. He served the Sarasota, Manatee, and DeSoto communities for more than […]

Fine-Tuning During the Pandemic

Fine-Tuning During the Pandemic, Adjustments to Programs & Activities Residential Services Continue Despite the challenges we’re all facing, the Residential Program continues to provide comprehensive services and stability in the lives of the men at Nik’s House. The residents are all doing well and no one has displayed symptoms of the virus. As always, residents receive […]

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 […]