Upcoming Events

Mother’s Unchained

Mother’s Unchained

Please join us for a special virtual event Sat. May 8th, 2021 5 PM EST/7 PM CDT. Family separation is not just a problem at the border, it also occurs right here in the United States. Each year, jails separate 2.3 million mothers away from their children (Prison...

Second Chance Month Virtual Gala

Second Chance Month Virtual Gala

Prison Fellowship invites you to a special evening celebrating second chances on Thursday, April 29, 2021, at 7 p.m. ET, featuring keynote speaker Bryan Stevenson of Equal Justice Initiative and a musical performance by Lecrae. Now, more than ever, it is crucial that...

Racially Charged: America’s Misdemeanor Problem

Racially Charged: America’s Misdemeanor Problem

The Formerly Incarcerated Convicted People & Families Movement along with Brave New Films is inviting you to a virtual screening of the new short documentary, Racially Charged: America’s Misdemeanor Problem.  Narrated by actor Mahershala Ali, the film was inspired...

Success Stories

Jaxx’s Drug Court Graduation

Jaxx’s Drug Court Graduation

Congratulations to Jaxx for making the front page of The News-Gazette!       https://www.news-gazette.com/news/local/courts-police-fire/drug-court-graduate-i-dont-ever-want-to-go-back-to-that-life/article_766b950c-eb42-5350-9575-69b8dad4e0e9.html...

Dana McMahon – Success Story

Dana McMahon – Success Story

Our next WINner spotlight goes to Dana. She joined WIN in 2019 and has contributed a tremendous amount to the program as the house coordinator. Some of her informal responsibilities also include supporting the women and holding them accountable. Having gone through...

Janelle Tompkins – One Year Clean

Janelle Tompkins – One Year Clean

WIN Recovery is pleased to announce Janelle Tompkins is officially one year clean. After being in and out of prison twice in her life, Janelle found the strength to seek recovery and build a new way to live. She joined WIN Recovery in January 2020 and has completed...

Jaclyn Stucker! One Year Clean

Jaclyn Stucker! One Year Clean

One Year Clean In Recovery! We would like to congratulate Jaclyn Stucker for BEING ONE YEAR CLEAN IN RECOVERY. Her clean date was October 16, 2020. We have watched "Jaxx" complete this milestone and continue to new achievements. CONGRATULATIONS JAXX! From all of Your...

Newsletter

Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Mental Health Month raises awareness of trauma and its impact on the physical, emotional, and mental well-being of children, families, and communities. While 1 in 5 people will experience a mental illness during their lifetime,...

National Reentry Month Part III: History of Women’s Prisons

National Reentry Month Part III: History of Women’s Prisons

It's National Reentry Week! Did you know up until the late 1800s, women, men, and children were confined together, often with no food, clothing, or bedding? Early modes of imprisonment attempted to combine punishment for past wrongdoing with attempts at reforming...

National Reentry Part I: Recidivism and Reentry

National Reentry Part I: Recidivism and Reentry

Part one of our reentry series will focus on recidivism and reentry. Reentry is the process of ending a period of incarceration, leaving jail or prison, and returning to society. Reentry programs’ primary efforts are to assist and remove incarcerated individuals’...

National Reentry Month

National Reentry Month

April is National Reentry Awareness Month, also known as Second Chance Month. The nationwide effort is led by Prison Fellowship - a Christian justice reform nonprofit organization for prisoners, former prisoners, and their families. The Second Chance Act was signed...

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