Courage to speak on an issue!

Voice, according to Merriam-Webster, has several definitions. For the purpose of this piece, I’d like to highlight two of those definitions. First, voice can be defined as an instrument or medium of expression. Secondly, voice can be defined as a wish, choice,...

Change is on the horizon!

2017, ended on a high note with the development and subsequent empowerment of individuals throughout the State of Florida united in the pursuit of restoration for Florida’s disenfranchised due to the State’s clemency process. Over 1 million signatures were...

Happy New Year 2018!

2017, was a wonderful year in every sense of the word.  Yes, there were ups and downs, challenges that needed to be overcome, and stumbling blocks turned into stepping stones.  Somehow in the midst of it, 2017 felt different.  It felt as if the seeds planted years ago...

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

  We at the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition (FRRC) want to say Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to you, our extended family. As you celebrate this season in the manner that is most authentic to your families belief and culture we’d be remised if we...

College Programs Bridging Skills Gap

It’s one thing to come to a conclusion that the recidivism rate is high and brainstorm what can be done to create opportunities for returning citizens to flourish post-incarceration and another thing entirely to implement said ideas which can be challenging....

We Are Thankful

On this beautiful day rooted in a spirit of thankfulness, we at the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition want to extend a heartfelt thank you to all of you in our viewing audience.  Thank you for your continued support of the Say Yes to Second Chances Campaign which...