Jail program teaches prisoners about entrepreneurship

By Published: March 15, 2019 5:25 PM CT
<strong>Inmates dress for success, adding ties to their uniforms on March 14, 2019, during a “Business Bonanza” at the Shelby County Jail. Prisoners had the opportunity to pitch their entrepreneurial ideas for a group of community leaders, visiting students and law enforcement officials in an effort to help them develop their dreams before they are released.</strong> (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

Inmates dress for success, adding ties to their uniforms on March 14, 2019, during a “Business Bonanza” at the Shelby County Jail. Prisoners had the opportunity to pitch their entrepreneurial ideas for a group of community leaders, visiting students and law enforcement officials in an effort to help them develop their dreams before they are released. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

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Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones

Yolanda Jones covers criminal justice issues and general assignment news for The Daily Memphian. She previously was a reporter at The Commercial Appeal.


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