Jason Jones spent 13 years in California's San Quentin State Prison, where The Last Mile started. He says the program changed his life. (Drew Daudelin/WFYI)
One year ago Indiana adopted a unique program that trains prisoners to become software engineers. On Tuesday, Gov. Eric Holcomb announced the program will expand, thanks to a $2 million grant from Google.
The program is called The Last Mile. It’s designed to prepare incarcerated individuals for tech jobs through virtual coding courses.