Our Stories

From participant spotlights and news to special announcements and events, here’s where you can find out about what’s happening within the many aspects of our organization.

Participant Spotlight

Our participants are at the heart of everything we do here at Concordance. Hear some of their stories.

Meet Derrick

Participant Story

When Derrick went to prison, he felt like his life was over — until he was introduced to Concordance.

Meet Yvonne

Participant Story

Yvonne’s story serves as a reminder that it’s never too late to start a new way of life you’re excited about.

News and Announcements

Learn more about the exciting things our team and participants have been up to by reading up on our latest press releases.

Dave Steward Named Chairman of Concordance

News Press Releases

Dave Steward, Founder and Chairman of World Wide Technology and Chair of Concordance’s First Chance campaign, has graciously agreed to assume the role of Chairman of Concordance’s Board of Directors […]

Concordance Announces CEO Transition

News Press Releases

The Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Concordance, Danny Ludeman, shared a personal health update with the Board of Directors on May 14, 2024. He has been diagnosed […]

Care Team Interview for National Recovery Month

St. Louis

Interview of five members of the Concordance care team, who in their different functions, serve our participants during their post-release journey

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Affordable Holiday Shopping Event

DECEMBER 2021

We know that the holidays can be an expensive time of year. To help offset some of the costs for our participants, Concordance hosted our annual Affordable Holiday Shopping Event in December Click below to read a recap of the event.

Join the First Chance Campaign.

Help us meet our $100 million fundraising effort to expand our re-entry model to 11 additional U.S. cities over the next five years.

Your support will change lives.

Investing in Concordance will directly influence the trajectory of our participants’ lives, creating a ripple of positive change through their families and communities.