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At Re-Wake, A Second Chance Infused With The Power Of Art

An open road on the Re-Wake website.

Re-Wake is a faith-based nonprofit here in Chattanooga that aims to reduce recidivism by providing employment assistance and family support to those who need a second chance after serving time behind bars.

Councilwoman Demetrus Coonrod founded Re-Wake, which is now adding art experience to its portfolio - thanks to a Community Cultural Connection grant from ArtsBuild.

I spoke with her - and Melissa Astin, manager of grants and community engagement at ArtsBuild.

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