Paving The Road To Success
Sumit Lal, a graduate of TLM, shares his story of success from incarceration to full-time software engineer.
I began seeking solutions in problems that, before TLM, I didn’t know how to solve.
I love that I can call myself a computer engineer. The door is wide open for me. I have a career path that I didn’t have before.
This program not only gave me hope for something better in my future, but the motivation and confidence to be successful.
Within the classroom, each new challenge I faced and conquered manifested my ability to believe in myself once again.
Life is like solving a math problem, you have to stay away from the negatives and focus on the positives. TLM diverted me from the negatives and direc
55% of formerly incarcerated people end up back behind bars. Learning to code can change everything for life after prison.
Participating in the TLM program set me apart in prison giving me hope for a brighter, better future without shame, guilt, or embarrassment.
The Last Mile program offered a chance to rise to the occasion, rather than lowering myself to my surroundings and circumstances.
The one thing TLM has given me is hope, and a different outlook on life.
Within San Quentin, Zach was able to find the community that helped him shape a new outlook on life.
"Simon hopes society can follow the footsteps of TLM and build a better, more harmonious world."
Demo Day is like witnessing your dream to be a superhero come true.
I was watching the men I had mentored gradually growing confident during their presentations and performing flawlessly on Demo Day.
This was the proudest day of my life, by far. If I don’t ever get the find out what fatherhood feels lie, at least I know what brotherhood feels like.
"With the knowledge I gained from TLM, I walked out of prison into a six figure salary."
“Not only did TLM give me hope inside, but they fulfilled the hype on the outside.”
After spending nearly 19 years inside prison, the single factor that's made the difference in my transition has been the support I've received.