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Bankers with heart: Keybank

We have been phenomenally blessed with an amazing partnership with KeyBank Inc to provide financial literacy and banking access in our community! Through a partnership with their community outreach program, we are administering our Winning Circle Series curriculum to folks … Read More

Join our Board of Directors & help shape the future!

As a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing innovative programs for formerly incarcerated individuals, those with substance use disorders, victims of domestic violence, and children of disadvantaged communities, Winning Ways is seeking motivated and passionate individuals to join our Board of … Read More

Financial Literacy and Society

When individuals are released from incarceration, they often face a variety of challenges intheir efforts to reenter society. One significant obstacle that returning citizens face is the lack of financial literacy. Without the proper financial skills and knowledge, these individuals … Read More

Kevin Paulin: Our Leader here & Beyond

We are overjoyed to announce that our Executive Director, Kevin Paulin, has been appointed to the Board of Directors at the The Connecticut Women’s Consortium. This national organization based here in our state has been instrumental in many positive changes … Read More

Check us out on great day connecticut!

We are thrilled to share that our President of the Board, Ben Backes LCSW and our Executive Director Kevin Paulin were featured on Channel 3’s Great Day Connecticut! Our leaders had the pleasure of sitting down with Great Day Connecticut … Read More

Learned Helplessness

A critical component of detrimental, cyclical behaviors is the concept of learned helplessness. Learned helplessness is a real phenomenon that many individuals will experience at one point or another.  Learned helplessness arises when an individual has repeatedly been exposed to … Read More

For all of our friends, and fellows

 I’d like to commemorate the website beginning to take shape with a first blog post, certainly the first of many to come! This blog will serve as the hub for recent news and events surrounding re-entry, discussion on the nature … Read More

Skills of Socialization

Eight men sit around a wood table, a family in their own right. Contemplative, concerned with the nature of the mind and how environmental conditioning guides human behavior. Well-spoken men such as these might not be imagined to have spent … Read More