adjective | ˈtü-ˌpȯint-ˈō
A new and improved version of something or someone
What We Do
Hustle 2.0 offers subscription-based education programs to prison/jail systems, nonprofits, and faith-based organizations that equip incarcerated people with the training and tools to transform their lives, impact, and hustle. Hustle 2.0’s comprehensive curriculum is co-authored by industry-leading content experts and incarcerated people, with relatable, evidence-informed courses that are directly relevant to incarcerated people's success while doing time and after release. Hustle 2.0’s flexible and cost-effective program model enables us to deliver impact at scale, even in the most challenging corrections environments. By helping incarcerated people become motivated, engaged, and confident, Hustle 2.0 helps corrections systems reduce disciplinary incidents, violence, and recidivism.
Who We Are
Hustle 2.0’s team has decades of experience designing best-in-class curriculum and programs for people who are currently or formerly incarcerated and includes the founder of Prison Entrepreneurship Program and Defy Ventures (two nationally recognized nonprofits in the correctional education and reentry industry) and the recently retired Secretary (i.e., CEO) of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Leveraging our vast network of correctional officials, nonprofit partners, business and academic leaders, and people with criminal records, Hustle 2.0 is delivering transformative education and redemptive opportunities to America’s most overlooked talent pool.