About

First Step Alliance is a non-profit organization committed to charitable and educational causes that help advance successful re-entry and sustainable financial independence for formerly incarcerated people. We seek to partner with re-entry programs, credit unions and Community Development Financial Institutions to fulfill our mission. 

Our goals are to:

•    Empower people through providing access to free educational resources.
•    Strengthen families and communities by enhancing access to critical financial services.
•    Connect with other mission-aligned organizations to increase our reach.
•    Donate to organizations that support our targeted communities.

You've done your time. Now you should have more than just a fighting chance to re-start your life.

Our Mission

We are committed to improving the financial lives of formerly incarcerated people and their families.

Our mission is to help advance successful re-entry by providing critical access to the information, tools and services people need to achieve financial independence.

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Our Vision

Our vision is to make impactful, permanent change to the systemic banking issues faced by millions of formerly incarcerated individuals. Our ultimate goal is to help start a new credit union dedicated to formerly incarcerated people and their families. 

We Need Your Support Today!