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Although financial support is one of the critical needs of the program, there are many others ways individuals and programs can assist:

CLICK HERE for our Corportate or Private Sponsorship- If your company is interested in becoming a sponsor of Project Restart, please request a sponsor packet by emailing

  • Mentors- We need mentors to provide ongoing support to program participants that will commit to regular meetings and calls to ensure the success of program participants.

  • Employment Opportunities-  There will be a demand for livable-wage employment options for participants who complete the employment pathway.  High-growth careers are most desired by the Project Restart team including technology, trades and transportation.  If you are a felony-friendly employer, please contact us with employment opportunities.

  • Education/ Training/ Certification Programs- Participants completing the education pathway will need to be accepted into an education or training program.  We are seeking partnerships with employers or training programs that will lead to employment in high-growth, high-demand felony-friendly industries including technology, trades and transportation.

  • In-Kind Donations- If you or your business would like to provide materials or supplies to Project Restart, please contact us to discuss this.  We welcome food, computers, office supplies, software, professional clothing, print services, marketing services, technology support, transportation services and more.

​If you or your organization is interested in partnering with the program in any of these ways, visit the contact page and share your information.

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Meet Our Alumni
Laptop Recipients Class of 2020
Graduate 2021
2024 Events
Visit our EVENTS page to learn about our 2024 programming.
Through Project Restart, individuals with criminal convictions receive cost-free, 12-week virtual personal development, financial education, entrepreneurship training and exploration of education and employment options. Participants will receive mentoring and the opportunity to pitch for micro-grants to be used toward their goals.
 Participants will attend weekly evening virtual classes once per week, weeks 1-4 and twice weekly in weeks 5-12.
***The cohort program runs mid-summer to fall annually and will be offered again in July 2024.
Click here to apply.

Eligibility Criteria

An individual must meet the following criteria in order to be eligible for participation in Project Restart:

  • Be an individual with a criminal record

  • Reside in or near the Atlanta Metro Area

  • Be willing to commit to 12-weeks of virtual training and coaching


The most important qualification is the readiness of the individuals to participate in a program that will enable him/her to fully explore their education, employment or entrepreneurship goals and develop strategies to improve their success.

Graduates 2020
Project Restart Class of 2021
Female Graduates Project Restart 2022, Steven Yates and Tiffany Kirk
Male Graduates Project Restart 2022
Congratulations to our 2020 & 2021 and 2022 Graduates!
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If you would like to be added to the wait list for future programming, please use the subcribeform on the contact page or email and include your name and contact information.

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