Second chances for ex-offenders? In reality, for most women in prison, LEAP represents their first chance.

• 82% of imprisoned women are subjected to sexual abuse as children

• 75% are victimized by domestic violence as adults

• 70% are addicted to drugs to alcohol

• 73% suffer from mental illness

• Just 14% of women in state prison have access to educational programming

• 52% of women in prison have minor children

• 62% of women in Florida State prison were convicted of non-violent crimes

• Only 14% of inmates get any educational or vocational instruction or substance abuse treatment