Applications for the Class of 2016-17 are now open!
The application is accessible HERE. Instructions for submission are at the bottom of the application.
You may be eligible if you:
- Have a GED or High School Diploma;
- Have been released from prison or jail at least 12 months ago but not more than 5 years ago;
- Are currently working or attending school;
- Have a business idea or a skill amenable to self-employment;
- Are available to meet once a week for a three-hour workshop for approximately three months.
Participants of Project ReMADE are aware that it is incumbent upon them to treat any information provided by the teachers or mentors of Project ReMADE as educational and advisory in nature. Participants are expected to take ownership for their own projects and need to make their own decisions about using or rejecting any such advice.
If you are a student at Stanford Law School or Stanford Graduate School of Business, we’d love to have you join us as a mentor or teacher:
Teaching in pairs, student teachers help instruct entrepreneurs on essential entrepreneurship skills by teaching a class during the 12-week curriculum, which begins in January 2014.
“The best aspect of Project ReMADE is our clients. It is an inspiration to teach them in-class and to see how they focus that passion into concrete, tangible business plans.”
—Nayna Gupta, Stanford Law ’13
Working in teams with ReMADE’s executive mentors, student mentors help guide ReMADE entrepreneurs through every aspect of the business plan including, but not limited to, defining the scope of the business, identifying the target market, brand management, vendor selection, and financial statement projections.
“After a career in consulting, I came to law school hoping to keep working directly with clients, and Project ReMADE stood out in terms of its vision, the concrete results we achieved in a very short period of time, and the inspiring client relationships we developed.”
—Lale Uner, Stanford Law ’13
To learn more, contact Debbie Mukamal at the Stanford Criminal Justice Center at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Project ReMADE partners with Silicon Valley professionals who serve as mentors to our formerly incarcerated clients, teachers for our basic business classes, and inspirational guest speakers. Classes begin in January of each year and last for approximately three months.
“Last year I was fortunate to serve as a volunteer mentor in Project ReMADE. For three months, two SLS students and I worked closely with an ambitious and incredibly talented woman who had spent 20 years in prison. We helped this aspiring entrepreneur develop a business plan to manufacture and sell one-of-a-kind handcrafted accessories. It was a privilege for me to spend time with the two impressive students as well as with this extraordinary woman who taught us so much about overcoming hardships. I am thrilled to volunteer again.”
—Russell Pyne, Executive Mentor
Apply to be an executive mentor for Project ReMADE today! As an executive mentor, you will partner with students who meet biweekly with an aspiring entrepreneur to help him or her develop a business plan. If you are interested in applying to become an executive mentor, please complete this form no later than Saturday, October 17, 2015. Please feel free to contact Eric Silverberg at email@example.com with additional questions.