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     July 2017 is Georgia Reentry Awareness Month

If you are formerly incarcerated, have a loved one who has been impacted by the system or is a supporter of second chances YOU ARE INVITED TO THIS FREE LUNCHEON!

The deadline to RSVP is Thursday, the 27th. Please call 706 593-5382 with your name and the # of people attending. The attire is business casual to dressy.

FYI: This event is from 11:30a-1:30p EST NOT at 10:30a as stated on the Facebook event page. Because the address of the event is in Phenix City, Facebook automatically set the time to Alabama time which is usually an hour behind GA not knowing that Columbus and Phenix City are both on Eastern Standard Time. Therefore, if you come at 10:30am, you will be one hour EARLY for the event. Again, the event starts at 11:30am Columbus time. You can view this event on Facebook by clicking this link:

Sat, July 29th- 11:30am-1:30pm at Phillips Temple CME church located at 1310 Holsey Street, Phenix City, AL. (behind Fred Douglass next to the barber shop). Restoration Luncheon. This event will close out our Reentry Awareness Month activities for the month of July. Please come out to this luncheon to support us as we fellowship together and hear a great program that will be filled with great words of encouragement meant to empower you to stay encouraged, to inspire you to do great things, to remind you that you are NOT your past and despite your past and current circumstances, God still has a plan for you. Why? Because even broken crayons can still color and create beautiful masterpieces! Attendees are asked to dress BUSINESS CASUAL to DRESSY. You must RSVP by 7/27/17.


Office Cell: (706) 593-5382

"What is my ultimate goal on this journey? To reform and shift the system, change perceptions, eliminate stigmas and solve problems.”
      ~ Waleisah Wilson, LwC2017 Fellow from Columbus, GA

We are so proud of our founder, Waleisah! Out of hundreds of applicants from across the country, she was 1 of 36 formerly incarcerated leaders accepted into the 2017 "Leading with Conviction" Cohort, an intensive national leadership & advocacy training program sponsored by JustLeadershipUSA in New York. She has proven that she is NOT her criminal record and that having one doesn't stop you from being an effective leader! It has only enhanced her ability to become an amazing criminal justice reform advocate! We are glad that she is using her conviction to LEAD! 

Check our her JustLeadership USA highlight bio by clicking the link below (hers is the second highlight at the bottom)


 Felon-Friendly Job Openings & Announcements

WE NO LONGER HAVE A PHYSICAL OFFICE and therefore no longer provide IN-OFFICE job referrals!


However, we continue to build relationships with local employers and post ONLY felon-friendly job opening, housing and educational opportunities on our Facebook page so please be sure to "like" and "follow" it for updates at


ALL future reentry focused workshops, forums and job fairs will be at local libraries or other venues in the community. Our contact info is as follows:


                         Phone: (706) 593-5382 (Tues-Thur 10am-3pm)  


                             Twitter: @NLSecondChance


***** NOTE: On our FACEBOOK page, we ONLY post announcements from employers, realty companies and educational instutions that are willing to give second chances so rest assured that our Facebook page is BY US, FOR US! 

If you are currently in a relationship with someone who is currently in prison or in a half-way house who will be released in the next 30-60 days AND you wouldn't mind having your love story and the struggles that come with it documented, please contact Nicole Warsaw of Sharp Entertainment at (and cc Karen at to have your story told.

They will document how your relationship is put to the test when your loved one is released. The documentary will be a story about love, the hardships of love, and men and women fighting for their love.

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NewLife-Second Chance Outreach, Inc. is recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) public charity organization. Donations are subject to being tax deductible in the US. Our federal tax ID # is 80-0461813. No goods or services were offered in exchange for this financial contribution or donation. NewLife-Second Chance Outreach, Inc. is also registered with the Charities Division of the State of Georgia and with GuideStar.