prison

Black History Month

Hiring Formerly Incarcerated Employees Helps Your Bottom Line

Reintegrating the formerly incarcerated into society isn't just right. It's good for the economy, too.

This Nonprofit Uses a Shark Tank-Like Contest to Help Prisoners Become Entrepreneurs

Defy Ventures challenges convicted criminals to become CEO of their new life from behind bars.

These Funding and Business Assistance Programs Are Helping Felons Restart Their Lives

Even incarcerated felons can get funding for a startup business if they know where to look.

Why a Stint in Prison Taught This Entrepreneur the Meaning of Freedom

This transformation coach breaks down how to change your mindset and change your life.

What Visiting a Maximum Security Prison Taught Me About Entrepreneurship and Life

It's a shame how many people waste their freedom.

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