Second Chances, First Opportunities

Second Chance Month
April 2023

Youth & Young Adults

Second Chances, First Opportunities

Blog by OJJDP Administrator Liz Ryan

"Firsts are milestones to be celebrated—but seconds can also be noteworthy. For many young people involved in the juvenile justice system, the second chance they are given following release may well be their first real opportunity to succeed."

In this month's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention blog, Administrator Liz Ryan reflects on the importance of Second Chance Month for system-involved youth.

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