Father Initiative Career Development Center: 3-Week Course • Locations in Bronx & Brooklyn

OsborneNY-logoThe Osborne Association – Fathers in the Criminal Justice System – Course

Father Initiative Career Development Center

3-Week Course • Locations in Bronx & Brooklyn

Focused on non-custodial fathers involved in the criminal justice system, this 3-week course offers effective co-parenting workshops, job placement assistance, resume preparation, interview training, job search and retention support, career coaching, training on workplace socialization, financial literacy, and goal setting. Services also include free weekend activities for children & fathers, individual & family counseling, guidance with child support issues and arranging child visits, father to father peer groups, and financial incentives including free lunch, Metrocards, snacks, etc.

For more information and to register in the Bronx, call Darren Ferguson at: (718) 707-2712 or email: dferguson@osborneny.org.

For more information and to register in Brooklyn, call Shu-aib Abdur-Raheem at: (718) 637-6588 or email: sraheem@osborneny.org.

Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (CJJR) 2014 Multi-System Integration Certificate Program

CJJRAnnouncing the 2014 Multi-System Integration Certificate Program

The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (CJJR) at Georgetown University‘s McCourt School of Public Policy is pleased to announce that the application window for the 2014 Multi-System Integration Program is now open through July 25, 2014.  The Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare: Multi-System Integration Certificate Program is a weeklong program of intensive study designed for those who want to improve outcomes for youth known to multiple systems of care by improving multi-system integration and collaboration.  The program is conducted by CJJR, in collaboration with the National Catholic School of Social Service at Catholic University of America.

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Call for Grant Reviewers


The Office of Refugee Resettlement invites you to share your expertise in working with refugees or in refugee resettlement by reviewing applications for future discretionary grants.

Please see the link below for details on this opportunity:


For questions or additional information about the review process, please contact ORRreviewers@acf.hhs.gov


Children’s Bureau-Peer Reviewers

CBOpen Call for Peer Reviewers!

The Children’s Bureau (CB) is seeking qualified subject matter experts (SMEs) to serve as peer reviewers for discretionary grant reviews occurring June through August, 2014. CB partners with federal, state, tribal and local agencies, community organizations, and faith-based organizations to improve the safety, permanency and well-being of our nation’s children and families.

Please see the attached flyer for details, Children’s Bureau Grant Reviewer Flyer

Please note …

In the coming weeks, CB will be launching a brand new recruitment portal for prospective reviewers to register their interest in participating in CB’s discretionary grant review process. Add your name to the list by sending an email to InterestedReviewer@grantreview.org and be notified immediately when the recruitment portal site is live.

Join us for the 6th Annual Celebrating Fatherhood! 2014 – Register Today!

fa14-1Celebrating Fatherhood! 2014

Building the Future with Fathers and Families

Celebrating Fatherhood! 2014 is a FREE event featuring speakers, workshops and resources related to responsible fatherhood and parenting. There will be relevant information for fathers and mothers, human service providers and anyone interested in celebrating fatherhood.

This is a FREE event, but each participant must register in advance.

TUESDAY, JUNE 24, 2014

8:15 am – 2:00 pm

Jacob K. Javits Federal Building

26 Federal Plaza. 6th floor Conference Center

New York, NY  10278

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