Do you have a business idea? Are you interested in starting your own business?

The goal of Project ReMADE is to help women and men returning home from prison or jail successfully reenter by offering entrepreneurship training, leadership development, and mentoring support. Project ReMADE trains entrepreneurs in the basics of starting and operating a successful business. The practical skills gained in the classes can also help graduates find and keep a job, earn promotions, and increase total income.

Each participant who graduates from Project ReMADE will have a completed business plan and a network of contacts at both Stanford University and in the business world

. Classes are taught by Stanford Law School and Stanford Graduate School of Business students on the Stanford campus in Palo Alto on Sunday evenings. We are looking for approximately 7 individuals to participate in the Class of 2016 beginning January 2016. Applications are due by October 1, 2015 but are being taken on a rolling basis.

To be eligible, you need to:

● Have a GED or high school diploma

● Have been released from prison or jail at least 12 months ago but not more than 5 years ago

● Be currently working or attending school

● Have a viable and well thought out business idea

● Be available to meet on Sundays from 4:00 pm-9:00 pm for classes every other week starting in early January 2016 and running through the end of April 2016.

To learn more about Project ReMADE, download an application, and read about our graduates, click here. 

Source: Project ReMade, July 13th, 2015