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washington postThe Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP) was recently profiled in The Washington Post:

Case study: How can prison inmates prepare for success?

In 2004, the nonprofit organization Prison Entrepreneurship Program in Texas pioneered a program to connect executives, MBA students and politicians with convicted felons to redirect them into legitimate enterprises. The entrepreneurship boot camp and reentry program have achieved impressive results. Three-year recidivism rates in Texas hover around 25 percent, but have dropped to 5 percent for graduates of the program.

Check out the full article at:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/case-study-how-can-prison-inmates-prepare-for-success/2012/09/28/7fc5aa24-0760-11e2-a10c-fa5a255a9258_story.html

PEP was also mentioned by Right on Crime in one of their recent articles, and was cited in a recent Wall Street Journal article.

Thank you for being a part of our movement to transform prisons into places of opportunity!