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How to Celebrate National Volunteer Month

April not only marks the beginning of spring, but it’s also National Volunteer Month. EAC Network will be taking the next 30 days to recognize the importance of volunteering and also thanking those volunteers who dedicate their time and effort towards worthy causes on Long Island. If you want to…

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Court Appointed Special Advocates Lead Foster Children to a Brighter Future

Did you know that the average amount of time young people spend in the foster care system in New York State is over 18 months? During these long months, many of those in foster care do not have natural supports systems in place. To fulfill this unmet need, EAC Network’s Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) act in the best interests of young people in foster care in Nassau and Suffolk counties as they transition into permanent housing.

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Guiding Offender Reentry: Our Game Plan to Break the Cycle

Recidivism is a community problem, not just a criminal justice problem. In 2020, 14 percent of those arrested in New York City were later rearrested for committing another crime. This unfortunate cycle jeopardizes the safety and security of the community. To slow (and hopefully stop) the revolving door, EAC Network’s Offender Reentry Program (ORP) provides direct support services that ease an often challenging transition back into the community.

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