SCCMA to Release Second Chance Resource Guide for Formerly Incarcerated

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In recognition of Second Chance Month, South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs will release its initial Second Chance Reentry Resource Guide. This guide for formerly incarcerated individuals will be released during a live event on Wednesday, April 21, 2021.

The Commission for Minority Affairs will release the resource guide, which is comprised of local, state and national resources to assist the formerly incarcerated as they transition back to their communities. The Commission will also share information and highlight community programs on its Facebook page during the national Reentry Week, April 26-30.

The online event will feature Lester Young, founder of Path2Redmption; Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin; Kimani Davis, owner of Mercy Contracting; Amy Hill, Federal Bonding Program Manager with the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce; and Tameka Crook, Director of Programming and Operations with Fresh Start Visions.

Radio and television personality Brandy “Beasy Baybie” Henshaw will serve as the event moderator.

To view the release and panel discussion, which is scheduled to air at 11 a.m., visit the Commission for Minority Affairs Facebook page

For more information, call the Commission for Minority Affairs at 803-333-9621.

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