FirstFollowers at a Glance


FirstFollowers is a reentry program based in Champaign, Illinois. We provide services and guidance to those impacted by the criminal justice system. Our advocacy and outreach initiatives aim to build healthy relationships that  positively impact communities.

See video of the stories of FirstFollowers Peer Mentors: Charles Davidson, Anthony Kee Kee Minor and Casandis Hunt. 

See video of Ms. Angela O'Neal telling how FirstFollowers supported her after she lost a son to gun violence. 

See video of FirstFollowers' Marlon and Khayriyah Mitchell interviewing Ulanda Hunter and Jessie Figures about gun violence in Champaign-Urbana. 

To view the presentation of H3 to the County Board on August 31, 2021 click here

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