We are a collaboration of law enforcement, currently and previously incarcerated adults and community partners focused on intervention, prevention and reduction in incarceration and recidivism. Our work is built upon–and inspired by–people sharing their personal experiences surrounding the issues of incarceration. This project is based on the question:

If there was something someone could have said or done that would have changed the path that led you here, what would it have been?

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The If Project provides

  • Programs for youth
  • Trainings for adults who work with youth
  • A Reentry and Mentoring Program for incarcerated women
  • Workshops and trainings for incarcerated men and women
Apr 23 2015

Leslie’s Speech from the IF Project Brunch

Leslie Sites is a mentee in our mentoring program. Below is the speech she gave at our brunch on Sunday April 19th. She is an incredible inspiration to all of us at the IF Project. In 2010 I returned to prison for the fourth time. I had relapsed on drugs and started hanging with the…

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