The STABLE Program was created to empower formerly incarcerated black women and girls and equip them with the proper tools and skills to surpass just surviving into a thriving small business owners while reducing recidivism and homelessness.

Through the application of the 6 core pillars of the STABLE Program, we set our participants (lovingly known as world changers) up for success, growth, and paying this opportunity forward to their family, friends, and communities.

Pillar 1: S

Stabilize through obtaining and retaining stable housing. Barred Business Foundation provides housing for formerly incarcerated women and girls returning to their communities.

Pillar 2: T

Take off by securing employment.

Pillar 3: A

Advance by mastering their skill levels, therefore, advancing in the workforce.

Pillar 4: B

Blooming into entrepreneurship through taking small business and financial classes that give her access to capital

Pillar 5: L

Leveling up to owning their own small business

Pillar 6: E

Excel to having employees and mentees of their own.