Locked Up Should NOT Mean Locked OUT of our Society or Communities...
ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!
Step By Step Reentry Project provide housing, comprehensive wrap around services, case management, advocacy, and leadership development. A holistic approach on helping women to rebuild their lives after prison and jail.
We envision a world where all formerly and currently incarcerated women of upstate South Carolina are supported and restored to a healthy path, experience whole life transformation and a permanent home.
A track record of women achieving emotional and financial stability capable of rejoining their families. Nearly 15 years in operation, 80% job placements, 40% sober living and 20% of previously homeless women placed in permanent housing.
Services are provided at less than a third of the cost of incarceration.
Kamala Harris VP met with Step By Step's executive director Angela Hurks regarding criminal justice reform and to better understand the challenges that Step By Step experiences to provide needed support to both the homeless and formerly incarcerated women in the upstate of South Carolina. Kamala commits on assisting reentry programs across the nation, prison reform, and homelessness that should not be treated as a crime.
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Have no fear, because spring is around the corner, and warmer months are ahead. In the meantime, take as many steps as you can to boost your mood and help others along the way.
Use this as a reminder to commit acts of service to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Even after the holiday passes, his spirit can carry on. Explore new ways you can give back to your community, involve your family and friends and set attainable goals for yourself.
This January, celebrate National Blood Donor Month by taking steps to go out, roll up your sleeve and give. Set the tone for the month and the rest of the year to live more altruistically.
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