95% of incarcerated individuals eventually rejoin society. Incarceration often leads to major setbacks in a person’s career. A majority of those released are re-incarcerated within 5 years.

Reclassification is the process of transitioning from one military occupational specialty to another. At Project Reclass, we believe investing upfront in individuals who are working towards financial independence makes enduring improvements to our communities. We are a team of civic-minded industry professionals passionate about helping individuals striving for upward mobility to reclassify.

Computer Networks are the backbone of the modern internet. The highly distributed and global nature of networking infrastructure ensures its longterm relevance in business, government, and telecommunication. Although there exists a high barrier entry today, our in-house learning platform, ToyNet, aims to increase accessibility of Computer Networking fundamentals through step-by-step, interactive learning modules.

ToyNet prepares learners for the CompTIA Network+ certification, allowing inmates to accumulate marketable skills while serving their prison sentence.

Founders recount teaching networking to veterans at Rutledge State Prison.

September, 2022

Pilot Remote Program

The second volunteer cohort is building out the rest of the learning platform for user feedback!

December, 2021

Minimum Viable Product

Finish building a demonstration of the learning platform.

May, 2020

Nonprofit 501(c)3 Status

Reclass Ltd. becomes an approved 501(c)(3) nonprofit!

September, 2019

First Class

Deliver first class at Rutledge State Prison.

February, 2019

Founders Unite!

Kunal and Tay whiteboard Project Reclass as an idea.

Kunal Jha

Co-Founder, Captain in U.S. Army

Kunal is an Active Duty Army Officer and United States Military Academy at West Point graduate stationed in Augusta, Georgia, working within the Cyber Center of Excellence. He was previously stationed in Camp Casey, South Korea where he served as a field artillery platoon leader as well as a fire support officer.

Tay Nishimura

Co-Founder, Site Reliability Engineer at DataDog

Tay is a Site Reliability Engineer in the City of New York. A believer in grassroots change, Tay also serves as an NYPD Auxiliary Officer and American Corporate Partners mentor. Tay has ten years of experience founding enduring organizations such as mental health advocacy, women-in-technology, healthcare, and Chinese dance programs.

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