Making a Difference

About Us

How Does This Effect You?

Who IS Effected

 

  • 1 in 9 African American children have a parent incarcerated
  • 1 in 28 Hispanic children have a parent incarcerated
  • 1 in 57 White children have a parent incarcerated
  • About 15-20% of children entering the child welfare system have incarcerated parents

How Are They Effected?

 

  • 2.7 million children have a parent in prison. That is 1 in 28 children
  • Without intervention 70% of these children will later end up incarcerated
  • Approximately 10 million children have experienced incarceration at some point in their lives

Mental Issues Commonly Suffered

 

  • 2.7 million children have a parent in prison. That is 1 in 28 children
  • Without intervention 70% of these children will later end up incarcerated
  • Approximately 10 million children have experienced incarceration at some point in their lives
  • Aggression
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Delinquency
  • Rejection
  • Low self esteem
  • Withdrawal

HOW TO HELP

sponsor a child To Play A Sport

Athletics provide opportunities for lessons in teamwork, self-discipline, respect and integrity.

tUTOR a cHILD

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 Seeking a tutor to circumvent falling grades can build academic success in the future, and the child will enjoy school more as a result.  Tutors provide academic assistance and support, which can help anyone who is struggling with a difficult subject. Since tutors often act as academic mentors, there are many ways they can provide help for the child.  

Sponsor A Child To Play An Instrument

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There’s little doubt that learning to play  a musical instrument is great for developing brains.

Science has shown direct evidence that music training has a biological effect on children’s developing nervous systems. 

Be An Accountability Partner

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What is an Accountability Partner? 

An Accountability Partner is a person who coaches another person to help the other person keep a commitment. Is this you? 


Give a christmas Gift or birthday gift

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give a monetary Donation

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1ST Annual Fall festival November 2018

The Fair Chance Project hosted their 1st Annual Fall Festival thanks to New Vision Baptist Church in Dallas Ga for allowing us the privilege of having it there. Lots of games and fun!   

2nd annual 2019 Fall Festival Raffle and Pie in the face

All For A Good Cause

2nd Annual Fall Festival Sack race

A Birthday Wish come true

 All this little boy wanted was a bike from his daddy for his birthday. The Fair Chance Project was able to assist his father, who is incarcerated, to be able to make this happen. Building and strengthening relationships one child at a time! 

Raising Money by running the savage race

Tori Boatright has been effected by having a parent incarcerated since she was 14 months old. She loves to support The Fair Chance Project so that kids know that just because their parent (s) may be locked away they are still loved by others as well. She wants to stop the Stigma!! 

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