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From Incarceration to Entrepreneurship for Returning Citizens: Current Landscape and Policy Considerations

Co-organized by the Kauffman Foundation and Rashawn Ray of the Brookings Institution, panelists discuss returning citizens and the economy – including job creation and innovation, motivations for starting a business, implications for communities, as well as policy priorities and lessons from entrepreneurship support interventions. Watch the full forum below.

WATCH: “Kauffman Entrepreneurship Issue Forum: Incarceration to Entrepreneurship” | 2:46:55

This forum was facilitated by Kauffman Program Officer in Entrepreneurship Anna Pechenina.

Participants included Anthony Belton, Kyle J. Benson-Smith, Kwan-Lamar Blount-Hill, Terrell Branham, Annelies Goger, Howard Henderson, Robert Hill, Teresa Hodge, Kylie Hwang, Bryan Kelley, Rodrigo Martinez, Keesha Middlemass, Brent Orrell, Marc Schindler, Michael Stoll, and Christopher Uggen.

Webinar was recorded February 2021.