April is Second Chance Month. Nearly 700,000 Americans leave prison each year, challenged to rebuild their lives and reintegrate into communities. Through a new program, Safe Streets & Second Chances, Koch Industries is working to help former prisoners successfully re-enter society. On Monday, April 23, Safe Streets & Second Chances sent a letter signed by a large coalition of businesses from across the country, including Koch, Uber, Butterball and Spirit AeroSystems, to Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley, and House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte, encouraging lawmakers to take a stand for second chances by passing commonsense legislation to ensure that those who served their time return to society in better shape than when they entered prison.
Read first-hand stories of second chances: David and Lynn Gilkey, Antoine Boykins and Tavon Paige.