3 Reasons Mental Health is Critical Post- Incarceration

Did you know that across our nation, people with severe mental illness are 3X more likely to be in jail or imprisoned before being in the care of a mental health facility? So basically, our country locks up individuals battling mental health or have unaddressed mental health issues, they do not get the treatment they […]

Amanda, Wife, MOM, Felon… but Never Fell OFF

You are a mom, wife, entrepreneur, founder of an organization but most importantly a FELON. What a joke right, no matter how many things I do right, I will always be a felon in the eyes of every person who does not know me in this society. No matter the effort, mindset or work I […]

Felon but Never Fell Off, A True Story; Episode 1:

My name is Carmen de Jesús and I am a WIFE and MOTHER of two beautiful children.I am 27 years old and my Incarceration started June 5th, 2017. At the time, I was a single mother to my 2-year-old daughter trying to make ends meet. I had separated from her father and was the sole […]

Felon but Never Fell Off, A True Story; Episode 2:

Hello and God Bless You, My name is Alex and I would like to share my story with you. I was born and raised in Miami, FL. My parents were immigrants that came to the USA in the mid 80’s from Nicaragua. I was raised in a good home and I always had good examples […]

Legend, Husband, Father, Felon… But Never Fell Off

Here I go. Putting fingers to keyboard. Thoughts to action. Heart to words, for the first time since being back in the “free” world. It took some time to get to this point. The point where I feel I could write about my experience over the last 7 years of my life and somebody would […]

The next step in the 300 Letters vision…300 Blog

A lot of people don’t understand the pain, isolation, stigma & heartache that Incarceration brings to families. Just like many life changing events such as divorce, losing a job or a loved one; incarceration strips you of your identity and society ensures that you are forever marked for one decision you made. 300 Letters is […]