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Ashley Furst

Voting Rights Restoration

The issue of voting rights restoration for individuals who have been incarcerated is always a hot-button debate. It raises crucial questions about justice, democracy, and the path to rehabilitation. While the United States has made strides in addressing this issue, there is still much work… Read More »Voting Rights Restoration

April is Second Chance Month

Each April, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP) celebrates Second Chance Month, recognizing the importance of helping individuals, communities, and agencies across the country appreciate their role in supporting the safe and successful reentry of people returning from incarceration each year.… Read More »April is Second Chance Month

Meet Maggie

The Breakthrough team is growing, and we are excited for you to meet another new face! Maggie is our new Program Facilitator, responsible for going to the correctional facilities each week and facilitating Breakthrough’s “The Challenge” program as well as facilitating our workshops as part… Read More »Meet Maggie

Meet Jesse

We have a new face here at Breakthrough: meet our new Reentry Specialist, Jesse! Jesse is a believer in second chances, and that everyone has a chance to learn at any age.  Jesse wants to help people make their lives and the ones they love… Read More »Meet Jesse