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The Bread Project Fights Recidivism with Baking


California is a world leader in incarceration rates with 581 individuals per 100,000. More than 325,000 Californians are currently on parole or probation and the recidivism rate is 46%.

California nonprofit, The Bread Project, has been fighting recidivism and empowering returning citizens by offering a free 8 week program teaching commercial food prep and baking to its formerly incarcerated participants. Graduates receive 240 hours of intensive experience, professional food handling certification, and job placement assistance.


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