Category: Blog

Cherishing the Communication this Mother’s Day

If we’ve learned anything over the past year, it’s that connecting with others, especially loved ones, is so critical to one’s health and well-being. Communication helps everyone maintain the social relationships that create happiness and life satisfaction.   At ConnectNetwork, we know communication technology is vital; it’s a lifeline for many families. It’s beyond doubt that being away...

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Celebrating Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

As we continue to emphasize the importance of Diversity, Inclusion, & Belonging at GTL, we want to take the opportunity to recognize another group of people who have enriched America’s history and are instrumental in its future success.   May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month – recognizing and celebrating the achievements of Asians and Pacific Islanders...

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Education’s Impact on Second Chances

Second Chance Month highlights the importance of helping returning citizens reinvent themselves and turn their lives around. GTL recognizes that education is one of the key differentiators that reduce the recidivism rate.

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Making the Most of a Second Chance – Christopher Washington’s Journey to GTL

2020 was a historic year, and thousands of people have taken to the streets to speak out on the issues that affect them the most, including criminal justice reform. The reason why I’m so passionate about criminal justice reform is because I’m a product of the system. In 2019, I was released from federal prison after serving nine years for weapons charges. During my sentence, I...

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