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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!

When?
Where?

February 25, 2023 from 5:00 to 7:30 PM
Christian Fellowship Church

7814 North Carolina Hwy 58

Elm City NC 27822

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73

OurJourney has provided direct assistance to 73 returning citizens during our first year of operation, with more being helped each month. 

15+

OurJourney has partnered with over 15 reentry organizations statewide to provide assistance to our returning citizens.

2

OurJourney is partnering with Duke University and NC Wesleyan University to develop our Reentry Resource Guides for all 100 NC counties.

25/5

Over 2,800 people from 25 states and 5 countries have visited OurJourney's website, staying for an average of over 10 minutes.

23,000+

Over 23,000 people have viewed OurJourney's videos across all platforms (social media and website).

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The Buncombe County Re-entry Council joins OurJourney's
First Aid Reentry Kit program

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Ashley Chavez & Brent Bailey
Buncombe County Re-entry Council

45%

employment rate for former NC prisoners after one year of freedom

75k+

number of former NC prisoners currently on probation or post-release

98%

percentage of current NC prisoners that will be released

amount it costs annually to keep one prisoner locked up in NC

$28k

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