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MIRA in the Media

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2021 NEWS

February: The Connecticut Reentry Collaborative is hosting weekly forums throughout the month to share 2021 legislative priorities! For more information see the flyer linked here.

2020 News

January 29th: Mayor Ganim, MIRA Receive $10,000 Grant From U.S. Conference of Mayors


February 15th: Op-ed | Rehabilitation Should be Afforded to Youth, Too

April 24th: OP-ed | Death by Inaction -- The Lates Co-Morbidity in the COVID-19 Crisis

September 29th: After two sessions, no legislation on prison conditions leaves advocates frustrated

October 6th: Amid COVID and calls for systemic change, Angel Quiros takes the lead at the DOC

October 20th: Mayor Ganim, Congressman Himes, Director Bloodworth Announce $680,000 Grant Award to Create MIRA “Bridgeport Families First” Program with Career Resources

November 17th: CT Child Advocate report: Adult prison system is no place for minors

2018 News

April 26th: Bridgeport's Second Chance Office Gets a New Director

June 10th: With New Director, Second-Chance Program gets Another Try

2017 News

February 7th: Mayor Ganim Touts 6 Month Accomplishments with Second Chance Program

May 15th: Housatonic Community College Collaborates with MIRA for Education Opportunities

May 17th: Second Chance Mayor Looks to have Statewide Impact

June 28th: Job Fair Gives Ex-Offenders 'Second Chance'

2016 News

October 29th: Second Chance Mayor Looks to Give Others the Same Opportunity