The Method

There are pros and cons to training programs in prisons. You begin with a captive audience (pun intended). The folks inside, who have nothing else to do, are attending classes you are giving and are motivated to do well because if they don’t, they go back to what they were doing before….nothing. So attention and …

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Trilogy of Reasons, Part One: The Desire of Chaplaincy.

People ask me all the time what my reasoning was for starting a nonprofit and specifically one that has a goal of helping people within the prison industrial complex. The answers are easy for me but there are three of them and it gets complicated. Besides, kinda like me they’re petty intense. So instead of …

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The movement: Why nonprofits started by millennials are the best idea ever.

Getting something started is never easy. Figuring out how to get it going is even harder. Doing it in the midst of a gig economy while you already have three part time jobs is insane. Realizing you have no idea what you’re doing and doing it anyway? Scary. As. Hell. Yet, I’ve come to realize …

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Getting Started

Code/Out started as a dream which was created out of necessity. I needed a job, and I wanted one that allowed me to create change in people’s lives for the better. After participating in some social justice processes – death penalty reform and victim/offender mediation (you can read on that process HERE) – I realized …

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