Life After Prison

Second Helping's mission is to employ women with criminal records to help them achieve self-sufficiency.
Credit Second Helping

Going to prison is a life changing event and it is said that life after prison can be just as difficult as the experience behind bars. This can be especially true for woman who are trying to raise a family or keep one together. Some local folks are trying to change all of that. Melissa Mummert created an organization that empowers women and helps them with life after prison. We'll look at how she and others are helping women change their choices and get a second chance.

Melissa Mummert
- Client Initiatives Manager, Changed Choices/Second Helping
Monique Maddox - Former inmate and Catering Manager of Second Helping
Chipp Bailey - Sheriff of Mecklenburg County