Because Marcus Bullock was given a second chance, his business Flikshop is connecting families separated by prison walls and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prison Fellowship, Flikshop, and Stand Together partner to provide messages of love and support from friends and family members.
Children often think they are somehow to blame for a parent’s imprisonment. Reassure your kids that you are in prison because of what you did, not because of anything they did. They are not to blame.
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.
COVID-19 forced Blackburn Correctional Center to close its doors to visitors, but that didn’t stop dedicated volunteers and DOC staff from serving incarcerated men.
Senators Portman and Cardin introduce legislation to remove penalties from business owners with criminal records during the pandemic.
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.
Federal prisons under national lockdown as protests continue after the death of George Floyd
In the world of COVID-19, concerns of prisoners’ families are heavy. Practicing social distance can be difficult behind bars—if not impossible. The threat of illness is high for people living and working within the prison system. Angel Tree’s Michelle Payette says, “When you can't control things, you’ve got to learn to pray.”