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Fathers Building Futures provides multiple supports, through 12 different domains, to fathers coming out of prison. At Fathers Building Futures, participants are equipped with soft skills, on the job employment training, parenting and life skills, family reunification strategies, financial literacy, individual and group mentorship, as well as paths to job certifications and sustainable career placement. We help break down the numerous barriers that the fathers face when returning home from prison.

NM now, more than ever needs programs like Fathers Building Futures to help with the national, and local data in taking part of lowering the recidivism rate, ensuring lives are being built for social, emotional and financial support.

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Fathers Building Futures – Nusenda Community Rewards

The aggregate state prison population decreased again in 2018. There were 20,870 fewer prisoners under the jurisdiction of state prisons in 2018 than 2017. At yearend 2018, the number of inmates held in state prisons was 1,285,260.  For sentenced prisoners, the imprisonment rate at yearend 2018 was the lowest since 1996, with 431 prisoners per 100,000 U.S. residents of all ages and 555 per 100,000 U.S. residents age 18 or older.  In 2018, the imprisonment rate of Black residents (1,134 sentenced Black prisoners per 100,000 Black residents) was the lowest since 1989 (1,050 per 100,000).

Males in NM: In FY 2021, the projected high count for the male inmate population is 5,976. In FY 2022, the projected high count for the male inmate population is 5,937. That only goes down my 39 inmates.

For more information about our exciting opportunities, call us at (505) 341-9034. 

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