Digital skills training for people impacted by the justice system
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Digital skills training for people impacted by the justice system

With the help of organizations across the country, we’re equipping formerly incarcerated and justice-impacted people with critical digital skills they can use to get a job or start a business.
Digital skills training for people impacted by the justice system

FOR PROGRAM PARTNERS

Grow with Google Practitioner's Guide

Through curated lessons focused on foundational digital skills, Grow with Google and its five founding partners–The Ladies of Hope Ministries, Center for Employment Opportunities, Defy Ventures, Fortune Society and The Last Mile–trained 10,000 people across the US in 2021. More than 80 percent of participants reported improvement in their digital skills and career readiness.

This guide highlights what we’ve learned and provides best practices for partners leading this work in their communities.

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BECOME A PARTNER

Join the Grow with Google Partner Program

Any nonprofit organization can join the Grow with Google Partner Program. Today, more than 8,500 nonprofit partners across the U.S. have access to additional resources, digital skills-focused workshop materials, and hands-on help from a dedicated team at Google, specifically designed to support job seekers and small businesses.

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CURRICULUM GUIDE

Explore the program learning paths

We’ve worked with our five founding partners to jointly curate a collection of video-based digital skills lessons for justice-impacted individuals. Grow with Google offers five learning paths focused on developing the necessary skills for the evolving job market, and are all available online for program partners.

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CODE FOR AMERICA

Our effort to reduce barriers to employment

To help eliminate barriers to employment, we’re committing $3M in Google.org funding and pro bono technical support for Code for America’s Clear My Record, an end-to-end service to automatically clear all eligible criminal records.

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Together with:

Interested in partnering with Grow with Google? Learn more at our Partners page.