Teresa Hodge is committed to reducing the harm prison causes to individuals and their families. After completing a 70-month federal prison sentence she co-founded Mission: Launch, with her daughter Laurin Leonard (Hodge). The organization focuses on financially stabilizing opportunities for individuals post incarceration.
Teresa was recently named an Echoing Green 2018 Fellow and a member of New Profit’s Unlocked Futures accelerator to bring R3 Score to life. R3 Score is a web and mobile App designed to improve the economic health of individuals with criminal records by producing an algorithm for background screening that is fair, demonstrates the strengths and capacity of individuals living with records, and expands access to jobs, entrepreneurship, and financial products.