How Formerly Incarcerated are Building the Workforce | Breaking The Cycle

June 8, 2022 12:45 pm


Rise Up Industries assists previously incarcerated, formerly gang involved individuals to successfully reenter society with social enterprise programs like their fully functioning job shop machine shop. Believe it or not, 100% of Rise Up Industries members have been hired upon graduation.

Manufacturers are hiring Rise Up graduates for not only for their technical skills, but for qualities that are hard to find in your average employee, like passion, loyalty and employee retention.

In this video you’ll learn a bit more about Rise Up Industries and their mission, take a tour of the Rise Up Industries Machine Shop and finally meet the members who will be sharing their machining projects and stories over the course of the next 5 installments of this brand new series, Breaking the Cycle.


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