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Reinventing Reentry founder Sue Ellen Allen visited the White House on Monday, April 1st for a Criminal Justice Reform symposium and the celebration of the signing of the First Step Act. Learn more about this important legislation .

Congratulations, Sue Ellen!
Ten years ago, Sue Ellen Allen was released from Perryville prison. But, her imprisonment did NOT end there. She spent the next ten years on probation. However, those days are now behind her as she successfully completed that chapter of her life. She is now on to the Next Chapter… FREEDOM !

On Saturday, March 23rd Sue Ellen, along with many of her friends and “alumni” celebrated with her.

Thanks to everyone who joined us!
March 5th was the National Day of Empathy . Many advocates, community leaders, and others affected by incarceration gathered at the Arizona State Capitol to raise awareness and urge action on criminal justice reform efforts in our state.

View our Facebook live video from the event. Thanks to all who joined us, our partner, organizations, participating legislators, and #cut50 for making it possible!
Check out the videos below or visit our YouTube Channel to hear stories surrounding empathy and the need for criminal justice reform for the National Day of Empathy!

Sue Ellen Allen, along with Joe Chiapetta of Gold Canyon Heart and Home, were featured on the most recent “Think Tank” episode! Tune in to hear what they had to say about criminal justice, reentry, and more.
Help us eliminate hiring, housing and education barriers for Arizonans who have been to prison. If you are a business owner or part of an organization who is committed to promoting fair chances for all, please sign the Fair Chance Arizona pledge. We encourage you to share this important initiative with others in your network, too! Together we can enact real change in our state and our country.  
Upcoming Reentry Simulations:

April: New York City Friends Seminary, New York City

June: AZ Public Defender's Conference, Tempe, AZ

Some Arizona Lawmakers Say Maricopa County Attorney Vetoed Criminal Justice Reform
The 2019 Arizona legislative session began with a bipartisan effort to reduce Arizona’s prison population and recidivism rate through the introduction of a slate of criminal justice reform bills.

Mass Incarceration:
The Whole Pie

With this year's updated edition of Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie, we once again answer the essential questions of how many people are locked up, where, and why.

Pima County leading the state in criminal justice reform efforts

Pima County is a leader in Arizona for criminal justice reform efforts, initiating innovate programs and diversion while several bills addressing the issue statewide remain in flux at the Legislature.

Arizonans should see a real tour of Arizona prisons, not the department of corrections' sham
Today, the Arizona Department of Corrections is holding a “Family Day” at the Douglas Prison. This is not a day for family members like me to come visit their loved ones serving time in prison. Instead, it’s being touted as an opportunity for people to gawk at those imprisoned by our criminal justice system.

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Help us spread the word about reentry solutions. Find out how you can help create real change. You can donate through PayPal by clicking below, or by mailing your check to Reinventing Reentry. 
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