How do you select LEAP participants?

All women incarcerated at Lowell Correctional Institute, the Florida Women’s Reception Center and the Homestead Correctional Institute scheduled for release within a designated 6 month time frame are eligible to apply. Applicants complete a lengthy application and interview. LEAP only accepts women who demonstrate the willingness to change and to learn. They must also have an interest is developing a business plan. LEAP believes everyone deserves a second chance and, with the right mindset and tools, is capable of success.