A Dallas Coffee Shop Is Offering Women a Fresh Start After Prison


Studies show that getting people back to work after they get out of prison helps reduce the chance they will return to crime. And yet it is very difficult for people with criminal records to find jobs. One coffee shop in Dallas, Well Grounded Coffee, is offering jobs, community and hope to women with criminal histories.

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Natalie Huscheck

Natalie Huscheck is a co-founder and board member of The Dignity Project, DBA Well Grounded Coffee Community — a coffee shop on Garland Rd in Dallas, whose mission is to tansform lives through a process of work, education, community and faith.

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