Welcome to the Second Chance Center Media Page. As a highly recognized nonprofit organization, we have put together a brief, summarizing who we are, what we do, and who we help. The information and images we have compiled here about Second Chance Center is approved for public use.
Second Chance Center, Inc. is a Colorado based nonprofit organization established in 2012 and determined to be the state's premier community re-entry program model for the nation. The center offers case management, mentoring, and vital resources to assist formerly incarcerated individuals with their transition into society after they have served time behind bars as well as help them rebuild their lives by aiding during this crucial period of vulnerability when returning citizens are attempting to navigate new freedoms while adjusting back into society without any support system or safety net.
Second Chance Center offers an array of services for the formerly incarcerated or about to reenter society. SCC has grown to become the preeminent reentry agency in Colorado, maintaining a recidivism rate of under 9 % for participants involved in SCC programs.
IN THE NEWS
Second Chance Center is highly engaged in its community. Second Chance Center is a sanctuary of hope and guidance for those who have been incarcerated. The center has an active voice in the criminal justice reform debate as well as advocacy for individuals affected by incarceration with a goal of reversing the negative impacts it can have on our local communities.
As such, you will find our press releases and media coverage on our News webpage.
The Second Chance Center is made up of leaders who are well versed around justice reform and advocacy for the formerly incarcerated. The center’s director, Hassan A. Latif, founded Second Chance Center in 2012. Author of the book “Never Going Back: 7 Steps to Staying Out of Prison”, Mr. Latif serves on Governor Polis’s Community Corrections Advisory Council, Governor’s Executive Clemency Advisory Board As well as the Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition’s (CCJRC) Board of Directors as its Vice President. Likewise, he holds a seat on the Colorado Commission on Juvenile Justice (CCJJ) Reentry Reform and Mental Health Disorders in the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Systems Task Forces and is the Colorado Association of Addictions Professionals 2018 “Excellence in Leadership” award recipient.
The Second Chance Center has # of employees, and 12 board members. Click here to view staff and board members.
Second Chance Center executives and clients are available for speaking opportunities. Contact our media representative, Regina Edmondson, for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (720) 769-1449.