Slideshow: Turning Prisoners Into Entrepreneurs

  • 2Comments

At the Cleveland Correctional Center in southeast Texas, selected prisoners learn about business skills in classes through the Prison Entrepreneurship Program, operated by a Houston nonprofit with the same name. Last month, the program partnered with Baylor University to offer certificates in entrepreneurship to every prison inmate who completes the program. Here is a series of photos highlighting the program. Photos by Tamir Kalifa, reporting by Maurice Chammah.

Full Story

Comment Policy

The Texas Tribune is pleased to provide the opportunity for you to share your observations about this story. We encourage lively debate on the issues of the day, but we ask that you refrain from using profanity or other offensive speech, engaging in personal attacks or name-calling, posting advertising, or wandering away from the topic at hand. To comment, you must be a registered user of the Tribune, and your user name will be displayed. Thanks for taking time to offer your thoughts.

You must be logged in to leave a comment. Login | Sign-Up