SECOND CHANCE

 FELLOWSHIP

FOR

PRISON REFORMATION

 

APPLICATION

Open for 
2020-2021 Class

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.

PRISON CRISIS

PILLARS OF FELLOWSHIP

REFORMATION

Second Chance Fellows take workshops and classes in prison premises on functional literacy and life skills with focus on behavioural and psychological reformation.

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Eleena George

REHABILITATION

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.

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Tabish Bilal

REINTEGRATION

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.

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Gauri Sharma

24%

inmates are habitual to have conflict with law 

22%

More than 22% population is inside for  a crime against women of which 78% are charged for Rape or POCSO

 

66%

Are below 5th grade educational competence

16% 

Can't Read and Write Alphabets

93%

are

unemployable on industrial parameters 

1 out of 3

Have Mental Health History

72%

Don't get jobs postrelease

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

12 Months of service

10 Fellows

10 Mentors 

10 Prisons

Individual Projects

Incubation Support 

Monthly Support