Second Chance Stories
Every person has dignity and potential. But 1 in 3 Americans has a criminal record, limiting their futures. Hear from former prisoners on life after prison, and join Prison Fellowship® as we unlock brighter futures for the 70 million Americans who have repaid their debt to society.
Former drug addict and prisoner Jessica Towers is still in awe with how her life has turned out. Thanks to DC Central Kitchen, a nonprofit kitchen and training program, Jessica has a second chance she never dreamed was possible.
Part Two of Searching For a Happy Ending: 'I knew now that I was valuable, not in spite of my past but because of my past.'
How a mom with a secret found freedom in prison.
I realize I've learned to have a victorious life out here. ... Sometimes it can get rough, but I go back to what they taught me.
Christ can build bridges over any divide and shine light in the darkest of places.
"I don't believe that God allowed me to leave prison so that I could kick up my feet and enjoy life. There's a lot of men who have done less than what I've done and are still in prison."
Once a violent thief, now Monroe Jennings is helping others get back on their feet--literally. "I just look at the freedom I walk in, and I thank God."
Life is like a race. It's not how you start—it's how you finish.