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’s policy team releases interactive map of COVID-19’s impact on state and federal prisons across the United States.
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.
Prison Fellowship celebrates expansion of Second Chance Pell sites while urging Congress to make the program permanent.
The Paycheck Protection Program Increase Act fails to correct restriction preventing access to relief for business owners with criminal records.
For third consecutive year, presidential proclamation Supports Second Chance Month—Prison Fellowship’s effort to unlock better futures for formerly incarcerated men and women.
Second Chance Month continues to build momentum, and April 2019 was the best one yet! From changing individual lives to changing our national conversation, here are some of the highlights.