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Free to succeed: The Last Mile trains the incarcerated to become...

Formerly incarcerated. It is a title that follows the check mark on the job application question “Have you been convicted of a criminal offense?” The...

Second-chance hiring is key to successful criminal justice reform

When Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt commuted the sentences of 527 low-level, non-violent offenders on Nov. 1, it was the largest mass commutation in U.S....

The Last Mile: Highly-successful inmate jobs program expands to a fifth...

The Last Mile, the highly-successful inmate jobs program that provides computer coding and web development training to incarcerated individuals, has expanded to a fifth...

Training the formerly incarcerated

Studies have shown the most effective weapon against recidivism is meaningful employment. Yet according to the Prison Policy Initiative, 27 percent of the formerly...

Scott Budnick on giving former inmates a second chance

Scott Budnick, founder of One Community and the Anti-Recidivism Coalition, is a veteran film producer (The Hangover films, War Dogs) and criminal justice reform...

Troye Bullock on the power of a job for young adults

Troye Bullock, co-founder GOODProjects, talks with us about the power education, a job, and some love can have on young people at the Milken...

Moving from incarceration into the workforce

Each year, more than nine million people who have served time in state or federal prison or county jails are released back into their...

WorkingNation Overheard at ASU GSV Summit

This year's ASU GSV Summit in San Diego brought together thought leaders whose businesses and organizations are innovating education and workforce development. As a...