Listen to the 40+ minute podcast here. In just over a decade and a half, Josh Smith built a small service company into a $30 million enterprise with more than 150 employees across 3 [...]
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These powerful second chance stories are part of Prison Fellowship’s Second Chance Month, a nationwide effort to raise awareness and open up brighter futures for approximately 70 million Americans who have paid [...]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – How to keep criminals from winding up behind bars again? That was the question Thursday as state lawmakers looked at ways to curb New Mexico’s crime problem. Giving criminals a [...]
Joshua Smith spent five years in prison before turning his life around. Now, he wants to help others still in prison, so they can have a second chance too. KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — [...]
KNOXVILLE – Entrepreneur and philanthropist Josh Smith announces the launch of 4th Purpose Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to helping make prison a place of transformation rather than a place limited to punishment. Smith recently [...]
KNOXVILLE, Tenn (WVLT) -- Entrepreneur and philanthropist Josh Smith announced the launch of the 4th Purpose Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to helping make prison a place of transformation rather than a place of punishment. The [...]
Prison never rehabilitated Josh Smith. And he's grateful for that. After retribution, incapacitation and deterrence, the fourth traditional purpose of incarceration — rehabilitation — is a misguided one, argues Smith, who has defied the [...]
Camino Productions NYC announced “Unguarded”, a film highlighting the work of Association for the Protection and Assistance of Convicts (APAC).
Friends of 4th Purpose, Simonetta D'Italia-Wiener & T.J. Berden, have created a documentary film examining successful attempts at restorative justice in Brazil and America through the experience of APAC (Association for the Protection and Assistance [...]
Gov. Bill Lee has named Knoxville business owner Josh Smith as one of five executive team members on criminal justice reform. Smith is founder and owner of Master Service Companies, which includes MasterDry, based [...]
Master Service Companies owner Josh Smith has sold his company and will use the profits to create a foundation that will fund criminal justice reform initiatives. The Knoxville-based residential waterproofing and foundation services company sold [...]