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11.14.2014 | 75 days ago | Posted at 03:06 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Ekistics is a new nonprofit organization devoted to empowering ex-offenders who are returning to our community. As we know all too well, our corrections system does very little to help folks who are leaving prison facilities and returning home. These folks often lack helpful job skills, education, life and social skills and other resources that help them thrive in the community. That’s why Ekist...
01.21.2014 | | Posted at 01:00 PM
By Kristina Byas
“Through the power of we, my future is up to me” is the mantra of local nonprofit, Unity in Motion. When Unity in Motion was created in 2000, founder Allen Ruppel had one goal in mind: establish a long-term relationship with students that will help drive them and put them in a position to succeed. Starting with 25 students participating in a non-violent martial arts class at a local communi...