Feb 11, 2020
Jeremy Bouman (https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeremybouman/) is the CEO and Founder of RISE (https://www.seeusrise.org/), a Nebraska non-profit providing pre-release and post-release training, support, mentorship, and advocacy for people with criminal backgrounds. Their inside/out model bridges incarceration to the community and considers all the critical steps in the journey. They prepare and train people for each phase through intensive character development, employment readiness, job creation, entrepreneurship and case management. People are transformed in the community by building awareness and empathy, leading to support and opportunity. These connections heal families, create employment pathways and lower recidivism.