How $24M in Cash Grants Provided a Lifeline for Returning Citizens During Pandemic

Media October 20, 2021

“‘(The money) gave me confidence in knowing that I had money available for those emergencies that nobody can plan for,’ he recalled.

Beginning in April 2020, more than 10,000 people have received similar help from the RCS program, which was designed and implemented by the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO)—a nonprofit organization that provides employment services to returning citizens)—with support from Blue Meridian Partners on behalf of the Justice and Mobility Fund.

For many returning citizens faced with the challenges of finding jobs and housing during a nationwide health emergency, RCS has been a lifeline.”

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