Faith Leaders for Second Chances

April is the perfect time to launch Faith Leaders for Second Chances April is Second Chances Month, a time to reflect on the power of redemption and the opportunity for new beginnings. This month, Live Free USA is excited to launch the Faith Leaders for Second Chances Campaign. We are calling all clergy and faith leaders who have served time in [...]

2024-04-15T12:32:57-04:00April 15th, 2024|Incarceration, News|0 Comments

Virtual Conversation in Honor of Second Chances Month

In honor of Second Chances month, Live Free invites you to our Family Checkin on April 11th (4 PM PST/ 7 PM EST), featuring a public dialogue you won't want to miss. Hear from leading voices like Desmond Meade of Florida Rights Restoration Coalition, Sheena Meade of The Clean Slate Initiative, Marlon Chamberlain of Illinois Coalition to End Permanent Punishments, and [...]

2024-04-22T10:10:27-04:00April 2nd, 2024|Incarceration|0 Comments

Dorsey Nunn interview with Pastor Mike Mcbride   Dorsey is a leading expert with over 40 years of professional experience in criminal justice reform. He is the first formerly incarcerated director of a public interest law office in California. Dorsey was sentenced to life in the California Department of Corrections when he was 19 years old. He paroled in 1981 and discharged from parole in 1984. Under [...]

2023-04-03T17:24:49-04:00April 3rd, 2023|Incarceration, Interviews|0 Comments

How Systemic Discrimination and the War on Drugs Created a 700% Increase in Us Prison Population THIS IS POWERFUL! Poverty and lack of opportunity combined with institutionalized discrimination based on race and income within our justice system are the causes. Discriminatory policing, prosecution, and sentencing are well documented, and even the formerly incarcerated must contend with legal discrimination in relation to employment, housing, education, and voting. Since President Nixon declared a “war on drugs” in 1971 [...]

2023-04-03T16:57:05-04:00March 28th, 2023|Incarceration, Interviews, Politics|0 Comments
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