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April 2024: Second Chance Month Events and Resources

April is designated as Second Chance Month, a time dedicated to highlighting the aftermath of criminal convictions and promoting opportunities for individuals who have served their sentences to reintegrate as productive members of society. Throughout this month, the FLEC is devoted to supporting these individuals in creating fresh starts for themselves, thereby contributing to a safer and more equitable community.

FEATURED EVENT

CFPB FinEx webinar – April 25th 

Justice-Involved Individuals in the Financial Marketplace Webinar
Thursday, April 25, 2024 
2:00 to 3:00 pm ET
To register, click the link below and enter your name, email, and organization.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is hosting a webinar sharing insights from our report on Justice-Involved Individuals and the Consumer Financial Marketplace. This report outlines some of the challenges faced by justice-involved people and their families in navigating their finances at each stage of the criminal justice system. This webinar covers themes that recur throughout the paper, such as:

  • Concerns about the transparency, fairness, and availability of consumer choice in markets associated with the justice system, and
  • The pervasive reach of predatory practices targeted at justice-involved individuals.

Register for the April FinEx Webinar