WHAT WE DO
Accepted into our program but hasn't yet completed the Barista 101 Training
Prison inmates submit applications,
complete with resumes, to join the Coffee Crafters Barista Training Program.
We review applications, conduct interviews, and extend offers to join our Program to qualified applicants.
Trainees complete our Barista 101 Training
Course to become certified Baristas
in the specialty coffee industry.
Completed Barista 101 Training and is currently working at one of our correctional facility cafes
Baristas then work at one of our cafes
operating inside a local prison to receive on
the job coaching and additional professional development opportunities.
Baristas graduate from our program
and are released from prison.
Barista with Coffee Crafters at some
point during their incarceration, finished
on good terms, and released from prison
We continue to support our Graduates with transitional housing, job placement, and referrals to other social service providers.
Pre-employment training, job placement
and access to wraparound services significantly decreases the chances
of returning to prison.
Less than 5% recidivism rate within one year, compared to 43% national average
16 Baristas completed training and 9 Graduates released from prison
Saved over $143,000 in taxpayer dollars that would have been spent on incarceration
100% employment rate for Graduates within two months of release
19 Baristas completed training and 13 graduates released from correctional facilities
6 Catered events for community partners
More than 50 jobs created
More than 10,000 drinks sold
Partnered to open our first coffee shop outside of prison,
Third Way Cafe
OUR CAFE LOCATIONS
1. OHIO REFORMATORY FOR WOMEN (ORW)
1479 Collins Ave, Marysville, OH 43040
2. MARION CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION (MCI)
940 Marion-Williamsport Rd E, Marion, OH 43302
3. PICKAWAY CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION
11781 State Rte 762 #2, Orient, OH 43146