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Second Chances Matter1 in 3 Americans has a criminal record - with little or no opportunity for a real second chance.
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The NIA is here to help reverse current irresponsible norms and bring hope, bridge gaps, connect assets, end waste, and advocate for those who have no voice.
The criminal justice system is designed to punish individuals who have committed crimes, but it often falls short in terms of rehabilitating them and preventing them from reoffending. When people are released from prison, they face a range of challenges that can make it difficult to reintegrate into society. These challenges can include finding housing and employment, building positive relationships, and coping with mental health and addiction issues. Without adequate support, many people who have been incarcerated end up returning to prison, perpetuating a cycle of recidivism.
Second chances are critical in breaking this cycle. When individuals who have been incarcerated are given the opportunity to rebuild their lives and reintegrate into society, they are more likely to become productive members of their communities. Second chances can take many forms, including access to education and job training programs, support for mental health and addiction issues, and help with finding stable housing and employment. When people have these types of resources available to them, they are better equipped to rebuild their lives and move forward after incarceration.
We Need Your SupportEach Donation, big or small, contributes to the following:
More than 900 open NIA cases and scores of weekly calls and letters help families heal and grow from the trauma of failed corrections policies.
INFORMING WITH EMPATHYRaising and expanding the NIA alarm that every local economy, every education district, every church community, and every profession is impacted by desperation, addiction, and over-incarceration.
SMART SOCIAL INNOVATIONAlways more than a dozen open NIA involved projects and initiatives pushing new ideas and coordinating partnerships for measurable value-added results.
YOUR DONATIONS MAKE A DIFFERENCESince our inception in 2016, the NIA has innovated approaches, and advanced restoration by the numbers...
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