One Entrepreneur's Journey From Prison to the Art World: Catherine Rohr's DEFY Program and Lädy Millard
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Lädy Millard started painting at a young age. She attended the High School of Art and Design, and went on to graduate from FIT, which helped her get a job in the highly competitive fashion industry. But after the tragedy of 9/11, she felt called upon to do something different.
Last week I had the opportunity to visit an organization who is also well beyond merely talking about the problems of mass incarceration: the Prison Entrepreneurship Program.