ABOUT THE FELLOWSHIP
Second Chance is a fellowship for exceptional social leaders who are passionate about the reformation, rehabilitation and reintegration of incarcerated youth and wish for safer communities.
During 12 months as service, Fellows work full-time in Indian Prisons with focus on developing educational, livelihood and life skill programs and facilitating sessions for youth at risk at first of its kind prison schools.
This Fellowship bring together some of the most creative and dynamic fellows for a life changing experience.This fellowship is an intellectually rigorous programme where each fellow go through an intense personal and professional transformation.
Being a fellow, you get have access to experienced sector leaders, thinkers, entrepreneurs and experts as mentors which help you in learning tools of social work and also build extensive industry network.
The Second Chance Fellowship believes that leaders are change makers. They are defined by their behaviour and value. We welcome applications from all parts of the cultural community; from educators to entrepreneurs and managers, from freelancers to those working in corporate set ups, from those working in rural areas to those working in cities.
PILLARS OF FELLOWSHIP
Second Chance Fellows take workshops and classes in prison premises on functional literacy and life skills with focus on behavioural and psychological reformation.
Second Chance Fellows work with recently release prisoners on issues like shelter, employment, legal aid, disputes etc by connecting them through a network of NGOs and Govt. Institutions.
Second Chance Fellows conduct interviews and FGD's of ex -prisoners on their post release life and struggles and prepare reports and studies to advocate on policy level changes.
inmates are habitual to have conflict with law
More than 22% population is inside for a crime against women of which 78% are charged for Rape or POCSO
Are below 5th grade educational competence
Can't Read and Write Alphabets
unemployable on industrial parameters
1 out of 3
Have Mental Health History
Don't get jobs postrelease