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April is Second Chance Month, a time when individuals, communities, and justice system stakeholders throughout the country raise awareness of efforts and opportunities to support the safe and healthy return of individuals to their communities after incarceration. The Crime and Justice Institute (CJI) is proud to participate in events and opportunities honoring Second Chance Month. Get involved in Second Chance Month:

Sign up for a webinar

Attend a Second Chance event near you

  • Many of CJI’s state partners are commemorating Second Chance Month with in-person and virtual events, including Louisiana, Tennessee, and Nevada.
  • To view Second Chance month activities across the country, the National Reentry Resource Center has created an interactive map to highlight events happening nationwide. This year’s offerings cover a wide range of topics including education, employment, housing, behavioral health, and family engagement.