Create Welcoming Communities

As we learn and grow and work together, we can build more power towards change. We believe that police and prisons do not make us safer; if anything, they make more violence. That’s why communities must work at the local level to create more safety and connection.

Pledge Your Support

Stay in the loop on Second Look initiatives—both policy changes and grassroots movement work—by signing this pledge petition.

Talk to Your Legislator

Tell your legislator that you want your community to be a welcoming community for people returning from prison.

Support A Resolution

Here is sample language for city council and county commission resolutions. You can use the words in the resolution to build power and support for the ideas and practices behind them.