Our Mission

Providing incarcerated learners with the digital tools they need to succeed.

The Challenge

The U.S. incarcerates more people than any other nation in the world. Despite spending more on corrections than the GNP of most countries, it fails to help them lead a better life.

1
$70B

spent on corrections annually

2
50K

incidents of prison violence a year

3
72%

of inmates return to prison or jail within 3 years

Our Solution

High-impact, safe, and affordable.

The evidence is clear — education, rehabilitation, and reentry services work. But corrections administrators struggle to find effective options they can afford and trust. APDS fills that gap.

Our Services

Our Approach

Collaborative

We put inmates and corrections officials at the center of our work. We listen to their concerns, customize the APDS solution to their needs, and support them in achieving their goals.

Ethical

We aim to empower and rehabilitate, not exploit and recriminalize. Unlike our competitors who charge inmates high user fees, we don’t pass on any costs to the end user. We go beyond entertainment to focus on education and growth.

Transparent and Accountable

As a public benefit corporation and B Corporation we are continuously trying to measure our social impact, and share our progress openly with the public.

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