End Permanent Punishments

People with criminal records face a web of barriers that follow them throughout their lifetimes.

July 27, 2023 – 6 – 7:30 pm

Grace City Church 1925 5th Ave Rock Island, IL 61201


WHAT: A community engagement forum with directly impacted people and social justice organizations in the Quad Cities to discuss the FULLY FREE campaign and the impact of permanent punishments, particularly on Black and Brown communities. Hear personal stories from individuals directly affected by permanent punishments, shedding light on the challenges they face.

WHO: Hosted by Project NOW & Grace City Church, in partnership with the Fully Free Campaign, Illinois Coalition to End Permanent Punishments (ENDPP.ORG), Live Free Illinois, and the Clean Slate Initiative.

WHY: Hear updates on the FREE ACT, the PIECE ACT, the Clean Slate Initiative, and understand how you and your organizations can help remove barriers to education, employment, housing, and family rights for folks with criminal records. Connect with like-minded individuals, community leaders, and organizations committed to promoting justice and second chances.

These barriers impact the safety, stability, and economic opportunity and mobility of your neighbors and their families.

HOW: Register by filling out and submitting the form above.