Second Look Rally

The National Lifers of America, Inc. (NLA), along with co-hosts, invite you a rally in support of second look legislation. Speakers include justice impacted individuals, currently incarcerated community members & their loved ones, legislators, public servants, & faith leaders. Come represent your loved ones & be part of the movement for healing and decarceration! #SecondLookMI

Click HERE for a PDF of the flyer and the invitation. Click HERE for a PNG of the flyer, and HERE for a PNG of the invitation.

Learn more about second look.

Learn more about life & long sentences in Michigan.

1. Light, individually packaged snacks and bottled water will be available.

2. There will be some chairs provided for participants. However, please bring your own chair if you would like to be guaranteed somewhere to sit.

3. A bus is available for participants from Detroit. Departing on October 14 at 10:30am, from Pure Word Missionary Baptist Church at 20011 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48219. Please arrive between 10-10:25am. First come, first serve. Contact Constance Garner at (313) 784-3885 by October 11th to reserve your place.

4. Organizations that endorse the rally may have a table at the event. Tables are not provided. If your organization would like to formally endorse the event, and be included in tabling, please fill out this form:

Current endorsers include:

  • American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)
  • Citizens for Prison Reform (CPR)
  • Citizens for Racial Equity in Washtenaw
  • Episcopal Church of the Incarnation (ECI)
  • Friends of Restorative Justice of Washtenaw County (FORJ)
  • Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice (ICPJ)
  • Humanity for Prisoners (HFP)
  • League of Women Voters of Michigan (LWVMI)
  • Metropolitan Organizing Strategy Enabling Strength (MOSES)
  • Michigan Center for Youth Justice (MCYJ)
  • Michigan Citizens for Justice
  • Michigan Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants (MI-CURE)
  • Michigan Collaborative to End Mass Incarceration (MI-CEMI)
  • Michigan Conference United Church of Christ
  • Michigan Justice Advocacy (MJA)
  • Michigan Liberation
  • Nation Outside (NO)
  • National Lifers of America, Inc. (NLA)
  • National Organization of Exonerees
  • New ERA in Criminal Justice
  • Northridge Church
  • Notes from the Village
  • Open MI Door
  • Power in Passion
  • Restorative Justice at First Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Ann Arbor
  • Rise Up Michigan
  • Safe & Just Michigan (SJM)
  • State Appellate Defenders Office (SADO)
  • Steps to Life, Inc.
  • The Adolescent Redemption Project (TARP)
  • The Sentencing Project
  • Voice of Detroit
  • Voting Access for All Coalition (VAAC)


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