After five years in prison, Kelly exited seeking to rebuild her life and find work that would allow her to be economically self-sufficient. Kelly quickly discovered that there are very few employers willing to give a second chance to someone with a record within the criminal justice system.
Agatha first came to the YWCA as a young victim of rape when she was 13 years old. Years later, the man who assaulted her was identified, and Agatha got the chance to testify in court. “I completely lost myself and I wasn’t able to function anymore because I was concentrating on the fact that I was going to have to come face-to-face with my rapist."