I served a little over two years in federal prison for three separate sex offenses. It was due to a long-term addiction I suffered through for about 20 years before I was arrested. I was […]
I am happily married and have one wonderful child. For most of my adult life I have been an information technology professional, endurance athlete and musician. My wife and I have shared many adventures such […]
Today I’m a pastor running a community safe residential re-entry program for sex offenders. We have grown from a fledgling pioneer in sex offender re-entry to a well-respected organization recognized as experts in sex offender […]
As a registered citizen I was concerned about being on a public registry for life. I was concerned that I would be harassed at home and/or my vehicle would be vandalized. Fortunately, I have not […]
When my sister called to tell me that our 77-year-old father was a sex offender, I immediately rushed to my parents’ house with my usual knee-jerk savior response. I had only a few minutes to […]
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This is the story of how Facebook’s blanket prohibition against people with sexual offenses, regardless of their crime of conviction or current risk of recidivism, has affected people like CJ who are simply trying to […]
In this video, we tell the real-life story of James and Jill, a couple whose international marriage (Australia – United States) was ripped apart by the US government’s misguided efforts to “protect” Jill from someone […]
At least 27 states and one territory require that juveniles must register if they commit a sex offense for which an adult in the same jurisdiction would be required to register. 37 states reserve registration […]
In this video, we explain how a law that was supposed to protect children by sealing their records actually made it harder for one child to get a job as an adult.
After becoming sick and being admitted to the hospital, George was required to stay in longer than expected. Even so, a warrant was still issued after 7 days of being admitted to the hospital, because he was supposed to add a change of address after seven days!
Philip K. is a retired US Navy Chief Petty Officer and registered citizen living in West Virginia. He has an impactful story and believes that; “stories are the art of our lives.” For the past […]
When tragedy comes, a willing heart is not far from redemption. Losing everything can sometimes reveal one’s true purpose and a little help from family never hurts. Matthew shares his story of a changed life […]
RoShawn Evans defied the odds. He was once jailed, but through strength and perseverance he emerged from the corrections system ready to make a change in the world. And he’s doing just that thanks to […]
Chris, like many of the nearly one million people listed on a sexual offense registry, has had to cope with the almost insurmountable challenges of being publicly listed, shamed, and blacklisted by potential employers. This is the story about how Chris overcame those obstacles.