VP Marketing, Meddle.it

Hoke founded the Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP) in Houston, designed to partner with success-driven former criminals and help transform them into legitimate business owners. Through a combination of moral guidance and practical business training, she achieved astounding results: 600 graduates, a 98% employment rate, and a prison return rate of just 5%.

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This is a phenomenal example of social/charity work being done right! Prison has proven to not be a deterrent for career criminals, but with options like this, true reform is possible. Hone skills, not squash them. #socent

Audrey Bellis, VP Marketing, Meddle.it

This is a phenomenal example of social/charity work being done right! Prison has proven to not be a deterrent for career criminals, but with options like this, true reform is possible. Hone skills, not squash them. #socent

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