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CCEF Executive Director Visits 27 Prisons in Ohio!
October 28, 2015
Anthony visited 27 Ohio Correctional Institution in October 2015. The mission of the Creative Corrections Education Foundation (CCEF) is to provide educational opportunities to young adults whose parent(s) or guardian(s) have been incarcerated or are on parole. Anthony provided presentations to inmates in attendance which allows inmates to help their children financially by donating to… View Article
Percy Pitzer, Founder of CCEF-News Segment at KJAC Channel 4
October 12, 2015
Percy Pitzer, Founder of CCEF, was on KJAC-Channel 4 News in Beaumont, Texas and provided information to the community about new scholarship opportunity for students with a financial need, who would like to attend Lamar Institute of Technology in Beaumont, Texas. To view the video segment, click on the link: www.facebook.com/CreativeCorrectionsEducationFoundation Please share our website with family and friends… View Article
CCEF Founder Percy Pitzer Visits Students Enrolled in the Right Path Program in Milwaukee Wisconsin.
October 9, 2015
The Creative Corrections Education Foundation (CCEF) is committed to ending the cycle of second generation crime. One of the CCEF projects is the Right Path Program at the Milwaukee Area Technical College. The Right Path Program targets students who have dropped out of high school and gets them back into a GED/HSED program. On October… View Article
CCEF Continues to Change the Lives of Young Adults!
October 7, 2015
Since the foundation’s inception (June 2012), CCEF has awarded $95,000 in scholarships for young adults of the incarcerated in 28 states nationwide. CCEF Right Path Program in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, we provided $20,000 in financial aid for young adults in this community to enroll in Milwaukee Area Technical College to earn a trade certificate and CCEF… View Article
CCEF Executive Director Visits Louisiana State Department of Corrections Prisons!!!
September 22, 2015
CCEF Executive Director Visits Louisiana State Prisons!!! Anthony Haynes, Executive Director CCEF, made visits to eight Louisiana Department of Corrections prisons in September 2015. Anthony provided a CCEF presentation to staff and the inmate population at each facility, briefing them on what the foundation has and continues to do for young adults of the incarcerated… View Article
CCEF Foundation Helps At-Risk Young Adults!
September 21, 2015
Creative Corrections Education Foundation (CCEF) is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization that provides educational opportunities for at-risk young adults of the incarcerated nationwide, who otherwise are extremely likely to participate in criminal activities. Research indicates that greater than 50% of juvenile delinquents have at least one incarcerated parent. As a result, CCEF was founded in… View Article
CCEF Awards 17 New Scholarships!
August 28, 2015
CCEF has awarded seventeen (17) new scholarships to young adults of the incarcerated in the following states. 2-Wisconsin, 1-Colorado, 3-New Mexico, 4-Ohio, 2-Texas, 2-Kentucky, 1-Michigan and 2-Virginia States and Number of Scholarships Awarded (Updated 8/28/2015) Alabama 3 Michigan 3 Pennsylvania 2 Arkansas 2 Minnesota 1 South Carolina 1 California 1 Montana 2 Tennessee 1 Colorado 3 New… View Article
News from March 2015
August 9, 2015
March 9, 2015 CCEF NEWS ALERT!!!! Creative Corrections Education Foundation has a new Board of Directors Member. Patricia L. Caruso, Director Michigan Department of Corrections (Retired) and former Warden, has joined the CCEF mission of breaking the cycle of children following in their parents footsteps of going to prison. Patricia has a vast amount of… View Article
CCEF First Group of Graduates!!
June 15, 2015
CCEF received news of the first group of scholarship awarded graduates who successfully walked across the stage, graduating in 2015. Nine (9) CCEF awarded scholars graduated from the following states. 1-Wisconsin, 1-Idaho, 1-Illinois, 2-Ohio, 1-New York, 1-South Carolina, 1-Indiana and 1-Florida. CCEF staff are very proud of their accomplishments and we asked them to pay-it-forward,… View Article
News from May 2015
May 1, 2015
May 11, 2015 Creative Corrections Education Foundation In a CNN Segment at Sing Sing Correctional Facility. Follow link above to see CNN coverage of Creative Corrections Education Foundation’s visit to Sing Sing Correctional Facility. http://www.cnn.com/…/vi…/playlists/digital-studios-topicals/ Former prison warden Percy Pitzer, who worked in the federal system for three decades, believes he can help reduce the… View Article