Drive Change

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Fighting the recidivism rate through food truck fellowships

The WellMet Philanthropy grant came at a very important time.


2014

$20,000

Brooklyn

Started in 2012, the founder, a former teacher at Riker’s Island, operates a for-profit food truck business that supporrts a non-profit program that addresses Rikers Island recidivism rate. Drive Change's mission is to use the food truck workplace to run a 1-year fellowship for young people returning home from prison so they can obtain preferred employment and educational opportunities.

The WellMet grant supported salaries during Drive Change's initial launch period.

Learn more about this organization:

http://drivechangenyc.org/