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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
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
April 26th: Bridgeport's Second Chance Office Gets a New Director
June 10th: With New Director, Second-Chance Program gets Another Try
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'
October 29th: Second Chance Mayor Looks to Give Others the Same Opportunity