In December 2018, former President Donald Trump enacted the First Step Act of 2018. The legislation reauthorizes the Second Chance Act and works to adjust sentencing laws and decrease the federal inmate population. Since the original passing, more than a decade ago, the Second Chance Act has funded programs and served an estimated 164,000 people.
To show our support and raise awareness of a criminal conviction’s collateral consequences, WIN Recovery will be providing an educational series addressing the challenges, struggles, and general information of justice-involved people. This month, we ask you, whether you are justice-involved or not, to reflect on what reentry means to you.