ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (May 10, 2023) — The United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world. HIV prevalence among incarcerated individuals is more than three times higher than among the general population. The majority of the people in America's jails and prisons will eventually be released, and they face a myriad of challenges once they do so, including serious risk of housing instability and homelessness.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (July 8, 2022) — Project NOW is rehabilitating single-family homes and duplexes for veterans (or essential workers) to rent at an affordable rate. There is a shortage of affordable rental-homes in the Quad Cities. A recent study, Silos to Solutions, indicates the gap of 6,645 affordable units.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (May 3, 2022) — Annually, the month of May is designated as Community Action Month. Project NOW is one of 1,000 agencies across the country are working every day to create opportunities and transform the lives of their neighbors making communities stronger and helping families across the US thrive. Project NOW is a member of the National Community Action Partnership and the Community Action Network, which was born out of the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (April 7, 2022) — The Twin Torch Foundation is proud to announce its co-sponsoring the 22nd Black & Gold Gala with the Mu Chi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (April 6, 2022) — Prairie State Legal Services, Project Now, and the Public Interest Law Initiative’s 14th Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee are partnering to offer a 2022 Expungement Clinic in Rock Island County. The Clinic will be held June 6, 2022, 2-7PM, at the Moline Public Library.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (March 30, 2022) — April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and Project NOW’s Head Start children and staff are making sure everyone knows it. They will be planting 200 pinwheels at the four local Head Start campuses on Thursday, March 31, beginning at 10AM.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (January 19, 2022) — Project NOW has partnered with the 14th Judicial Circuit in Rock Island County, the Rock Island County Bar Association, Prairie State Legal Services Inc, and the Salvation Army to develop an Eviction Diversion Program (EDP), which has been operating for months.