The amazing thing about the TORI program is that it boasts an impressive 11 percent recidivism rate, while the national average sits at about 50 percent.
"Imagine what would happen if we had enough investors and judges and sheriffs and police chiefs and DAs and Bishop Jakes all around the country," said Scott. "That's how you make the community safer."
Working with community leaders and businesses, team members secure housing and jobs while helping clear criminal records and addressing spiritual needs.
"That landlord may not rent to you but they'll rent to me. So I'll go in there and I'll tell them about the TORI program, how much they've progressed in a short amount of time, and how this tenant may be the most loyal tenant you'll ever have," explained Naidoo.
"This is not rocket science. It's Maslow's law; hierarchy of needs. It's every human's basic needs," explained Naidoo. "If we would make those accessible to our citizens that are coming home, we would have to build less prisons."