PRISON ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM Overview
Target demographics: Male inmates who have demonstrated a commitment to personal transformation;
Entrepreneurs and Senior Executives looking for meaningful ways to give back using their business experience;
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Senior Executives and Entrepreneurs can:
Attend an in-prison event!
Become a Business Plan Adviser
Mentor a released Graduate (men only, prison visit and training required.)
Help assemble re-entry care packages;
Host a dinner party for released graduates (at your church, our offices, transitional homes or a local restaurant)
Help set-up during our Family Reception and Graduation Ceremony;
Introduce us to your executive group, church leadership (in Texas) or other group that might be interested in hearing our story--and being INSPIRED!
Return-to-prison rate of less than 10%;
For each 150 graduates we produce, PEP saves taxpayers an estimated $5 million in future corrections costs;
98% employment within 90 days of release;
85 released Graduates have started 70 new businesses since 2004;
Work with MBA students from 40 schools;
Provide volunteer experiences for more than 300 executive volunteers in and out of prison each year, and thousands since inception of the program.
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