A new, exclusive Facebook group allows Prison Fellowship Academy alumni to connect and support one another, even from afar.
Murder led to decades behind bars. Danny thought his life was over, but prison ministry volunteers showed him how a new life was possible.
Because Marcus Bullock was given a second chance, his business Flikshop is connecting families separated by prison walls and the COVID-19 pandemic.
A coffee shop. A former prisoner. A second chance. Michael realized ministry doesn’t always look like one person speaking at a pulpit, and a second chance can change everything.
Luis Centeno had served his time. Now he was getting out. But he soon discovered that being released from prison wasn’t the same as gaining his freedom. After his job search kept hitting dead ends, he decided to turn his hobby into a career.
Prison Fellowship celebrates Second Chance Month every April to help unlock second chances for tens of millions of Americans with a criminal record. The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted our plans, as it did for most Americans. But it didn’t derail the second chance movement.
Sen. Portman urges SBA not to penalize business owners with criminal records during pandemic.
Most of the people at the Church of Acts in Oklahoma City are coming from addiction, homelessness, or prison. Read what it’s like inside the self-proclaimed ‘church of liars, dreamers, and misfits,’ and why so many former prisoners are finding a home there.
The 4 in 10 Texans with a criminal record face significant barriers to employment because of restrictions on occupational licensing in the state. But Prison Fellowship’s advocacy efforts helped to change that—and to open up second chances for meaningful employment to thousands.