The concept of teaching and turning the ideas into dreams can only help and give new life to those who otherwise have less hope.”

Beverly Parenti

Cofounder


Forbes
San Quentin Demo Day

by Laurie Segall, April 1, 2014


Forbes
A Tech Program Helps San Quentin Prisoners Get On Track.

by Tomio Geron, March 24th, 2014


San Francisco Magazine
Entrepreneurs create a high-tech incubator at San Quentin that teaches prisoners about technology, then gives them paid internships upon release.

LA Times, December 27th, 2013


Yahoo News
Inmates learn tech sector from Silicon Valley pros

By Martha Mendoza, November 25th, 2013


San Francisco Magazine
The Inmates and the Entrepreneur

By Diana Kapp, August 26th, 2013


NBC Bay Area News
Prison program helps graduates find jobs upon release from prison

July 24th, 2013


Mercury News
Kicklabs founders’ Last Mile program means business at San Quentin

by Mike Cassidy, June 2nd, 2013


Fox Business
Turning Prisoners into Entrepreneurs

by Neil Cavuto, March 6th, 2013

BizJournals
The Last Mile expands, aims to replace incarceration with business incubation

by Laura Baverman, February 27th, 2013

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San Quentin Prisoners Learn Technology, Pitch Startups

by Tomio Geron, February 26th, 2013

Reuters
Inmates go high-tech as startup mania hits San Quentin

by Gary Shih, February 25th, 2013

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San Quentin Prison Demo Day Gives Entrepreneurs Behind Bars A Second Chance

by Josh Constine, February 22nd, 2013

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TEDx Hits San Diego

Beverly Parenti and Chris Redlitz present The Last Mile at the third annual TEDx San Diego conference. NBC News, December 5th, 2012


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How A Former Prisoner Is Creating A LinkedIn For The Incarcerated

Collaborative Benefit hopes to make it easier to connect people coming out of jail with potential employers.
Fast Company, November 12th, 2012


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From Inmates to Entrepreneurs: The San Quentin Startup Accelerator

San Quentin’s The Last Mile Helps Ex-Offenders become Technology Entrepreneurs.
Read Write Web, July 16th, 2012


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San Quentin’s Silicon Valley: From inmate to entrepreneur

Could the next Mark Zuckerberg be sitting in a California prison?
BBC News, June 7th, 2012


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Bring San Quentin to Social Media

A program at the prison is bringing inmates’ perspectives to Quora (and Twitter).
The Atlantic, March 20th, 2012


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San Quentin’s The Last Mile Helps Ex-Offenders become Technology Entrepreneurs

The Last Mile was started at San Quentin to help prepare inmates to start their own business after release.
Prison After Shock, October 1st, 2011


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Lessons From San Quentin

Life Lessons from Prisoners.
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