Celebrate Our First Year With Us!
Please honor us with your presence as we celebrate an amazing first year and look ahead to 2023. Scheduled events include:
Keynote speech by State Representative Abe Jones
Celebrate Success!, recognizing some of our returning citizens
Reentry Warrior Awards Ceremony, recognizing the men and women across North Carolina who devote their lives to helping our returning citizens
Delicious 4-course banquet with your choice of entree
Childcare provided free of charge for children 12 years old and younger
And much more!
February 25, 2023 from 5:00 to 7:30 PM
Christian Fellowship Church
7814 North Carolina Hwy 58
Elm City NC 27822
OurJourney has provided direct assistance to 73 returning citizens during our first year of operation, with more being helped each month.
OurJourney has partnered with over 15 reentry organizations statewide to provide assistance to our returning citizens.
OurJourney is partnering with Duke University and NC Wesleyan University to develop our Reentry Resource Guides for all 100 NC counties.
Over 2,800 people from 25 states and 5 countries have visited OurJourney's website, staying for an average of over 10 minutes.
Over 23,000 people have viewed OurJourney's videos across all platforms (social media and website).
employment rate for former NC prisoners after one year of freedom
number of former NC prisoners currently on probation or post-release
percentage of current NC prisoners that will be released
amount it costs annually to keep one prisoner locked up in NC