Second Chances

FAMM’s Shaneva McReynolds to testify before Illinois House Judiciary Committee

March 7, 2023

For Media Inquiries: John Norton, 202-999-4268 jnorton@famm.org FAMM’s Shaneva McReynolds to testify before Illinois House Judiciary Committee  SPRINGFIELD – FAMM’s Illinois State Consultant Dr. Shaneva McReynolds will testify before the Illinois House…

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FAMM releases statement on introduction of bill to change California’s Youth Offender Parole law

February 17, 2023

For Media Inquiries: John Norton, 202-999-4268 jnorton@famm.org FAMM releases statement on introduction of bill to change California’s Youth Offender Parole law SACRAMENTO –  FAMM’s Deputy Director of Policy Daniel Landsman issued…

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FAMM releases statement on the introduction of EQUAL Act in House, Senate

February 17, 2023

For Media Inquiries: Tripp Laino, 202-999-4273 tlaino@famm.org FAMM releases statement on the introduction of EQUAL Act in House, Senate WASHINGTON – FAMM President Kevin Ring released the following statement following the House…

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FAMM endorses Illinois Resentencing Task Force report’s recommendations

January 25, 2023

Contact:John Norton, 202-999-4268jnorton@famm.org FAMM endorses Illinois Resentencing Task Force report’s recommendations SPRINGFIELD – Dr. Shaneva McReynolds, FAMM Illinois State Consultant and Advocate, today expressed support for the sixteen recommendations issued by the Illinois Resentencing…

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Maria Goellner appointed to Governor-elect Josh Shapiro’s Transition Advisory Committee on Public Safety

December 7, 2022

Contact:John Norton, 202-999-4268jnorton@famm.org Maria Goellner appointed to Governor-elect Josh Shapiro’s Transition Advisory Committee on Public Safety HARRISBURG – FAMM Pennsylvania State Policy Director Maria Goellner has been named to Governor-elect Josh Shapiro’s…

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FAMM’s Shaneva McReynolds testifies before Illinois Resentencing Task Force

September 29, 2022

  For Media Inquiries:John Norton, 202-999-4268jnorton@famm.org FAMM’s Shaneva McReynolds testifies before Illinois Resentencing Task Force SPRINGFIELD – Dr. Shaneva McReynolds, FAMM Consultant and Advocate, testified today before the Illinois Resentencing Task Force about the importance of…

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LinkedIn participates in FAMM’s #VisitAPrison challenge with trip to SCI Phoenix

September 20, 2022

For Media Inquiries:John Norton, 202-999-4268jnorton@famm.org  FAMM’s #VisitAPrison challenge with trip to  SCI Phoenix COLLEGEVILLE –  LinkedIn Corporation and the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (DOC) officials will tour State Correctional Institution (SCI) Phoenix as part of the FAMM’s #VisitAPrison…

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FAMM offers support for Pennsylvania Marijuana Pardon Project

September 1, 2022

  For Media Inquiries:John Norton, 202-999-4268jnorton@famm.org FAMM offers support for Pennsylvania Marijuana Pardon Project HARRISBURG – FAMM Pennsylvania State Policy Director Maria Goellner issued the following statement in support of the Pennsylvania Marijuana Pardon Project announced…

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FAMM launches “Free to Succeed,” highlighting stories of second chances

September 1, 2022

For Media Inquiries: Tripp Laino, 202-999-4273 tlaino@famm.org FAMM launches “Free to Succeed,” highlighting stories of second chances New monthly storytelling series will highlight success stories of formerly incarcerated people WASHINGTON – FAMM has…

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FAMM welcomes Colie Levar Long as Justice Reform Fellow

August 19, 2022

FOR MEDIA INQUIRIESJohn Norton, 202-999-4268jnorton@famm.org  FAMM welcomes Colie Levar Long as Justice Reform Fellow   WASHINGTON – FAMM President Kevin Ring announced today that Colie Levar Long has joined the organization as…

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