TWITTER CHAT WITH OUR FOUNDER: April 25, 2018 at 2pm
Our founder Waleisah Wilson will join her fellow #LwC alumni, Jamira Burley and Marilynn Winn, for an in depth Twitter chat on the advocay and organizing work they do, their passion behind it, the power of effective communication, and lessons they have learned along the way! We hope you will join us on the 25th, as we engage with @JustLeadersUSA at 2pm EST! #LwCWomen #halfby2030
CANCELLED! Webinar (April 10, 2018 from 2pm-3pm EST)
We're sorry for the inconvenience, but the webinar scheduled for Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 2pm has been CANCELLED! Everyone who registered will be notified of the new date and time. When the new date and time has been updated by SAMSHA, we will be sure to post and update you as well.
Helping Justice-Involved Indivudals with Substance Use & Mental Disorders: Understanding How Laws, Regulations & Policies Affect Re-entry Opportunities (in the state of Georgia).
Our founder, Waleisah Wilson, will be one of the presenters of an online webinar (that can also be accessed via telephone) where she and other guest presenters will be explaining federal and Georgia specific laws and policies that hinder or facilitate re-entry for individuals with a history of substance use and mental health disorders. Registration is closed.
Justice Day (at the Capitol) February 26, 2018: Columbus Advocates Travel to the Capitol to talk to Lawmakers about Criminal Justice Reform
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)
Our 2nd annual "One Stop Shop" Resource & Job Fair for individuals with criminal records was a huge success! Over 150 people came to connect with community resource agencies and felon friendly employers.
Thanks to all of the sponsors of the event, one of our board directors, Marti Owens, Brandy Kennedy and The Shifting Project, Ron Person and Hangman Business Installation, Chick-fil-A Macon Road, Michael Sterling, Marshal Greg Countryman and the Muscogee County Marshal's Office. We even had the opportunity to feature our new project Faith's Restorations Faithful Restorations as a vendor (stay tuned for more info on how this project will truly bless others.) Lastly, we would like to thank our founder's pastor, Gregory Scott of PhillipsTemple CME Church, for being a vendor to speak with, pray and talk to individuals in need of prayer and spiritual consultation.
WTVM news coverage of the resource and job fair
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 https://www.facebook.com/newlifesecondchanceoutreachinc/.
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)
***** 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 firstname.lastname@example.org (and cc Karen at email@example.com) 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.