Our Solution

2nd Opportunity’s programming is geared toward anyone who has experienced a life-changing setback and wants to start down a new path, as well as the family members and friends looking to support them. While many individuals will fall into more than one group, we suggest you select the one that is currently presenting the most challenges in your or your loved one’s life.

In addition to individuals, we work with like-minded organizations to provide our programming to their populations and work with employers to raise awareness about hiring from traditionally marginalized groups.

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"¿Quién me va a contratar con antecedentes penales? ¿Cómo puedo ganar un salario digno para mantenerme a mí ya mi familia?"

ESTO ES PARA USTED SI USTED ES:

ANTES

ENCARSERADO

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"¿Cómo puedo encontrar un propósito en mi vida y enfrentar los desafíos cotidianos sin drogas ni alcohol?"

ESTO ES PARA USTED SI USTED ES:

EN RECUPERACIÓN DE SUSTANCIAS

ABUSO

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"¿Qué programa puede llegar a mi niño o la población joven a la que sirve mi organización?"

ESTO ES PARA USTED SI USTED ES:

EN RIESGO O JUSTICIA

JÓVENES IMPACTADOS

WE'RE HERE TO HELP YOU GET STARTED

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"¿Cómo puedo comprender y ayudar mejor a mi ser querido en su búsqueda de construir una nueva vida?"

ESTO ES PARA USTED SI USTED ES:

UN FAMILIAR DE APOYO

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"¿La programación de 2nd Opportunity aporta valor a la misión de mi organización?"

ESTO ES PARA USTED SI USTED ES:

UNA ORGANIZACIÓN COMPROMETIDA

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"Quiero comprometerme a contratar personas con experiencia, pero no sé por dónde empezar. ¿Pueden ayudarme?"

ESTO ES PARA USTED SI USTED ES:

UN EMPLEADOR QUE

VE POTENCIAL

Recent Success Stories

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Having spent years stuck in the vicious cycle of jail and rehab, Mike M. now believes that ‘anything is possible’ after taking 2nd Opportunity’s re-entry, financial literacy, and goal-setting classes during a stint in Kane County Jail.

Despite the challenges, Chicago business owner Tom Decker is on a mission to turn individuals with a background into committed, loyal employees.

Incarcerated for drug-related crimes, Peter Hoistad focuses on shaping the next chapter of his life–one hurdle at a time.

Incarcerated for a Survival Crime, Willette Benford Learns She Was Meant to Thrive