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CRAM, Inc.

Kline Foundation has made a significant impact on the value and outcomes of CRAM reentry services through their funding awards.  Our clients are ex-offenders and their families.  They are an underserved population for whom CRAM focuses on assisting them as the reenter the community with some of our several support services.  Kline funds have specifically helped in the programs of GED, financial literacy, computer literacy, work-based training and employment assistance.

Through Kline funds, CRAM is able to serve a minimum of 150+ clients to reduce the crime in our community as well as reduce recidivism in Pennsylvania.

CRAM, Inc.

Christian Recovery Aftercare Ministry, Inc. (CRAM) sponsored a 5-day asbestos training with 18 men certified. The Training was held in the social hall of Shiloh Church of God in Christ from August 19-23, 2013. Eighteen (18) African American men registered and of the eighteen men that registered, ALL 18 completed the training, passed the test, and are now certified to remove asbestos! Certifications included four (4) supervisors and fourteen (14) workers.

The program was sponsored by CRAM’S “LEADER” Project (Leading Ex-offenders & Developing Employment Readiness), which is a continued and funded program of the former Governor Leader, in partnership with TLC Work-based Training Program, Inc., which is also a partner with TLC Renovation & Construction LLC (owner, Tarik Casteel).

Pictures included are the hand built training prop and container which demonstrates how to prepare to enter into a building to remove asbestos.

Submitted by: Juanita Edrington Grant, CRAM, Inc.’s Founder & CEO (pictured center)

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