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Defy Ventures' entrepreneurial programs enable one of America’s largest forgotten communities to defy the odds. We equip them with new skills, new connections, and a new belief to match their new purpose, and succeed in their new life of economic independence.
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84% employment rate for Defy post-release program in 2021
<10% recidivism rate for Defy Graduates
CA spends $81,000 to incarcerate 1 person, Defy spends $1,000 per in-prison graduate