People Reentering Into Doing Entrepreneurship

A course exclusively for inmates, released inmates & people with a criminal background

To learn how to start their own business

Currently in every state, people with a criminal background cannot find employment or are in temporary jobs where they cannot earn enough money to support themselves & their family.


is a copyrighted 10 week course taught once a week for 2.5 hours

What make it so unique is that the material

is 60 % Business Data & 40% life lessons

It covers the following areas:

Legal, Accounting, Banking, Insurance

Business Plan*, Marketing, Sales, Quickbooks

Positive Mental Attitude, Soft Skills (Life Lessons)

*105 Service businesses that can be started immediately upon graduation are discussed*


Local experts teach each session & then a Mentor is assigned.

Once a month for 6 months after graduation

the students meet to go over their progress to make sure everyone is on track to start their business.

To learn more about the P.R.I.D.E. PROGRAM



This program which started in Bridgeport will now be taught at:

Bridgeport, New Haven, Waterbury, Hartford, Enfield (Cybulski Prison).