Our vision is to reduce the rate of recidivism in the United States by providing each incarcerated citizen a path, a plan and a purpose. When an individual has a desire to succeed as much as they have a desire to breathe; they can not be stopped.
Prison reform is a problem that needs serious attention. If 7/10 airplanes fell out of the sky or 7/10 taxi's crashed on their route, neither industry would survive. Yet, these are the "success" rates for prison reform. We need to change the conversation in order to change the outcomes...
The U.S. makes up 25% of the worlds prison population and only 7% of the world's population
More than 65% of inmates released from the prison system return to prison within 3 years
Since the 1970's, the prison population in the U.S. has increased by 700% and continues to increase