1 out of every 20 U.S. citizens will serve in prison in his or her lifetime. Once released, traditional labor markets are often closed to individuals with criminal histories.
While workforce training programs are popular, the intersection of entrepreneurship and ex-offenders is widely untouched and not well researched.
RU Flourishing (RUF) is a training, support and research initiative that will help ex-prisoners returning to their communities imagine, start and nurture ventures that will allow them to build flourishing new lives.
RAISED is looking for formerly incarcerated person who’ve managed businesses successfully to partner with us this Fall. Reach out to us for more details.