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Temporary Changes in the TechZone

With growing safety concerns in light of the COVID surge and the realities of some of the TechZone equipment and services, we are temporarily shifting TechZone’s service model beginning Wednesday, December 16.

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Reentry in Motion: Education Behind Bars

In a report by the Center for American Progress, more than 2.3 million people are incarcerated in the United States. Research shows that imprisonment devastates communities and families, causing psychological and developmental effects that touches 2.7 million children under 18 who have at least one parent in prison. The devastation is revealed in the form of delinquency, poor school participation, family and economic troubles, and stress and trauma induced mental illness. The high number of incarcerated people is also causing the U.S. economy to lose an estimated $60 billion per year from loss of labor.

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Laughing In The Face Of Danger: Funny Murder Mystery Recs

There’s something about autumn. A chill in the crisp air, long dark nights, spooky bare branches like grasping claws just going at the long chilled crisp dark night air like grasping, clawing things? It puts me in the mood for a hot cuppa and a murder mystery.

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Reentry in Motion: Certificate of Qualification for Employment (CQE)

About one in three Ohioans have a criminal record. A criminal background can create a lifetime of barriers—called collateral sanctions—for individuals to housing, higher education, and certain careers. The Ohio Justice and Policy Center has identified about 1,100 collateral sanctions in Ohio Law. These sanctions prevent access to more than 1.3 million jobs for people with criminal records.

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Making it in 2020: Beaded Garland

Good day, Friends!  Have you noticed the recent wood bead garland trend?  All the local craft stores, as well as Pinterest, are filled with ideas to make your own.  Natural wood brings so much warmth and there are so many ways to accessorize your home with these beauties.  These are super simple to make! Let's get started. 

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