Health Updates 7/5

July 5, 2020 Dear Fellow Staff, I hope you had a wonderful 4th of July, albeit a more restrictive holiday given the COVID-19 cloud we are living under. I also hope you followed the protocols we have been preaching for the past four months of wearing your masks,...

Extension of Pay – July

July 1, 2020 Dear Fellow Staff: On June 12, 2020, I announced that NCIA had extended additional pay to reward our front-line workers, our residential counselors and our job coaches. As a result, we were able to continue to pay an additional $2.50 per hour stipend for...

Health Updates 6/28

June 28, 2020 Dear Fellow Staff, Yet another COVID-19 week is behind us, and we continue to improve, both at NCIA and in our communities. I feel so proud of all of our staff that we have “kept the doors open” in virtually all of our programs. Many agencies closed...

CEO Updates 6/21

June 21, 2020 Dear Fellow Staff: Wow — what a crazy week! The week began with a quiet celebration of NCIA’s 43rd Anniversary. It was then highlighted by a number of extremely positive program issues, including the beginning of two new cohorts in our HJH Vocational...

Join NCIA in Reflection on Juneteenth

Juneteenth commemorates the effective end of slavery in the United States. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation that became effective January 1, 1863, declaring that all slaves in the Confederate States were free as of that date. However,...