Sumit Lal, Paving the Road to Success Sumit Lal, a graduate of TLM, shares his story of success from incarceration to full-time software engineer. Crossing The Political Chasm To Create Positive Change Second Line: Message From The Chairman "The Last Mile was founded on the principles of collaboration and transformation and we will continue to pave the road to success." How has TLM positively impacted your life? - De'Markus Matthews I began seeking solutions in problems that, before TLM, I didn’t know how to solve. Good Deeds Come Full Circle On November 7, 2020 I received a welcome call from my good friend and The Last Mile (TLM) board member MC Hammer. He asked, “Chris, we have a chance t How has TLM positively impacted your life? - Steve Nerey 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. How has TLM positively impacted your life? - Alyssa Emshoff This program not only gave me hope for something better in my future, but the motivation and confidence to be successful. How has TLM positively impacted your life? - Talesa Howell Within the classroom, each new challenge I faced and conquered manifested my ability to believe in myself once again. How has TLM positively impacted your life? - Vah Saechao 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 Learning to Code in Prison 55% of formerly incarcerated people end up back behind bars. Learning to code can change everything for life after prison. America is isolated. I've been there before. Lessons I've learned from San Quentin I never thought that what I experienced on the inside could help during a pandemic like coronavirus. But needs are similar: purpose, routine, positivi From Immigrant Prisoner to Stateless Software Engineer: Simon’s Journey "Simon hopes society can follow the footsteps of TLM and build a better, more harmonious world." TLM Partner - Oklahoma Department of Corrections Oklahoma Department of Corrections partnered with The Last Mile to bring its coding program to Mabel Bassett Correctional Center in February. What does it feel like after the Last Mile Demo Day? - Darnell Hill Demo Day is like witnessing your dream to be a superhero come true. What does it feel like after the Last Mile Demo Day? - Tommy Winfrey 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. Software Engineer at N3N “Not only did TLM give me hope inside, but they fulfilled the hype on the outside.” The Last Mile: If you do get paroled, what will you do first? What are your entrepreneurial plans? - Kenyatta Leal 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.