Criminal justice activist Marcus Bullock discusses journey from incarceration to tech entrepreneur
Originally Published on February 16, 2020
Bullock: The reentry process should start well before someone comes home from prison. I’m challenging myself with Flikshop to be thoughtful around how we even build the technology to be able to make sure that we contribute to the solution for recidivism.
90 percent of our users are family and friends sending to incarcerated loved ones.
But we also establish strategic partnerships with businesses and organizations, such as Slack and Koch Industries, both of which espouse fair chance hiring and offer employment to Returning Citizens regardless of their criminal record.
It’s not just the problem of the parole board or the probation committee. It’s the entire community. This a problem for humanity. Everyone needs to play a part in solving it.
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