Powering a prison-to-employment pipeline

Training programs for government agencies looking to create high-paying jobs, reduce recidivism, and upskill incarcerated people out of poverty.

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Hartford, CTBridgeport, CTProvidence, RI

Hear from our students


49, New Haven

CDL Driver
"I just never thought I would see myself doing this, never thought I would be saying I can drive an eighteen-wheeler today."

29, New Haven

CDL Driver
"It feels good knowing that I can finally make enough money to make myself happy and my mom happy."

28, New Haven

CDL Driver
"After I linked up with the Emerge program, I got my CDL in 35 days. I am happy at that."

31, New Haven

CDL Driver
"It feels really good to say I am a graduate. I don't think I would have gotten through it without Emerge."

42, New Haven

CDL Driver
"Emerge is around for every step. If you go to them no matter what, Emerge is always welcoming."

An end-to-end training platform

Our incentives are aligned with the upskilling goals of government agencies: we only succeed if we our students successfully obtain employment.
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Our offline-compatible platform meets the security and safety requirements of the correctional environment and can be installed in any device
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We place students with one of our partner schools for accelerated hands-on training
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We connect our graduates with a network of employers
Show impact and ROI by measuring the graduation and employment rate of your citizens
Online theoretical training


"This is a “win-win.” Many formerly incarcerated individuals have trouble finding work upon release, which can drive them back into crime. Meanwhile, workforce shortages in the trucking industry have strained our supply chain, here in Connecticut and across the country.
Will Haskell, Senator, S.B. 334 Hearing

Our vocational tracks

CDL Class A
CDL Class A

Tackle the trucking shortage crisis head-on by giving marginalized communities an on-ramp to the industry.


Fill the manufacturing skill gap by attracting a new generation of workers. expand and diversify its talent pipeline..

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