After this internship, I look forward to helping out when I can, and I look forward to seeing Reclass reach their goal.
I’ve grown tremendously as a product designer, researcher, cross-functional collaborator, and user advocate.
There is a crisis in our country. And most of us have no idea it’s even happening.
ToyNet is a tool we built to help incarcerated veterans transition into tech jobs. It is also a pet project of mine that helped my own transition from software engineer to site reliability engineer.
“In my experience working in a correctional facility and giving psychiatric evaluations, the biggest challenge I faced
Every single one of us is trying to obtain new skills, and we are determined to make a positive impact on our community along the way.
I was accepted for an internship at Project Reclass, a nonprofit organization that strives to prevent recidivism by helping incarcerated veterans learn computer networking and prepare for a Network+ certification.
My belief that society would be remiss to overlook the potential of incarcerated veterans is only one example of how I express my larger belief that when we fully invest in others, they grow and reinvest.
I knew then that I wanted to work with these men who at one point raised their right hand like I did… who at one point made a mistake like I did. Everyone deserves a second chance.