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Mothers appreciate support to re-establish themselves professionally. Incarcerated people, too.

All this thanks to an entrepreneurial US couple, whose non-profit organisation allows prison residents to participate in 6-month programming courses in Javascript and HTML. Or create and sound edit videos.

Knowledge that increases their chances of finding jobs upon their release. An employment rate of over 80% for returned citizens, coupled with a recidivism rate of 0.1%, highlight the initiative’s success.

Of the 600 programme graduates, many are now helping the next generation of prison residents.

Criteria for entry are good behaviour, a high school diploma, an application essay and the successful completion of a reasoning test.

Having a private room in a stable environment also helps returning citizens

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