How the Robin Hood Foundation Helps Prisoners Re-Enter Society

The Robin Hood Foundation doesn't have a specific program area to fund prisoner transition groups, so these types of grants get lumped into the general poverty grantmaking strategy. But given the strong connection between poverty and crime in New York City, this makes a lot of sense.
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Guess Who's Investing in “Green Jobs” for New York City

The Robin Hood Foundation recently awarded a $240,000 grant to LaGuardia Community College to train unemployed and underemployed adults for jobs in the green jobs sector. The foundation-funded Green Jobs Training Program will provide participants with the necessary industry-specific and job readiness skills that will prepare them for environmentally-friendly jobs and will assist them in seeking employment in three green sectors.
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