These are highlights from the COVID Pandemic Response Nonprofit Grant Program. Please connect to the Department of Administration website for full details and to access the application. https://doa.wi.gov/Pages/COVIDNonprofitGrant.aspxApplications due by 2:00PM CST, Monday, November 9, 2020 ===== Competitive Basis – Grants are awarded on a competitive basis – this is not a first-come, first-served program. It’s worth…

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Rebecca Barber, Reentry Housing Coordinator, talks with a listener in Waupun Correctional during this current situation with Covid… This is what it is to be inside RIGHT NOW. “allow me to fill you in on what’s going on around here. B, we’ve been locked down for about two weeks now (since October 16th), due to…

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In this revealing interview, Nehemiah Reentry staff member Rebecca Barber, talks with a currently incarcerated individual in a Wisconsin prison about the conditions in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Sent Thursday, March 26, 2020 (Identity not included for their protection) “I’m currently serving my seventh year on a nonviolent drug offense in my first incarceration. I was sent to [a maximum-security prison in WI] on an override from Madison due to the significant accomplishments and conduct that I have maintained during my incarceration. I have been…

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Sent Thursday, March 26, 2020 (Identity not included for their protection) “I’ve been in [a maximum-security prison in WI] for the past eighteen years, and I have never seen it anywhere close to as somber as it’s been over the past few weeks. Fear, worry and frustration have gripped and overwhelmed both inmates and staff…

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