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Second Chance Month , observed in the United States during April since , is a nationwide effort to raise awareness of the collateral consequences of a criminal conviction, and unlock second-chance opportunities for people who have paid their debt to society to become contributing citizens. The awareness effort is led by Prison Fellowship , the nation's largest nonprofit serving prisoners, former prisoners, and their families, and an advocate for justice reform. In the United States, one in three American adults has a criminal record , which limits their access to education, jobs, housing, and other things necessary for a productive life. Even after their debt to society is paid, these men and women face more than 48, documented legal restrictions in addition to widespread social stigma. Prison Fellowship founded Second Chance Month in to raise awareness and improve perceptions of people with a criminal record, encourage second-chance opportunities, and drive momentum for policy change throughout the country. The nonprofit designated April as Second Chance Month for several reasons, including the following:. More than 77 organizations joined the nonpartisan effort as official second-chance partners although partnership does not indicate support for particular legislation or policies.