Orijin Named as One of the World’s Most Innovative Companies of 2024 by Fast Company

March 19, 2024, NEW YORK — Orijin has been named to Fast Company’s prestigious list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies of 2024. Orijin has earned the ranking of No.4 in the Education category. This year’s list shines a spotlight on businesses that are shaping industry and culture through their innovations. These organizations are setting new […]

Orijin partners with Interplay Learning to scale up access to skilled trades workforce development in correctional facilities

Feb. 28, 2024, NEW YORK — Orijin, the premier evidence-based educational learning platform in corrections, and Interplay Learning, the leading provider of immersive skilled trades training, have joined forces in an exclusive partnership to scale up access to workforce development for incarcerated individuals to reduce recidivism and meet U.S. labor shortages. Delivered via Orijin’s evidence-based […]

APDS Announces New Name: Orijin™

The ed-tech company’s new name reinforces the mission of creating pathways to sustainable employment for the justice impacted Media Contact: Lucia Weathers | Lucia@WeathersStrategyGroup.com 317-732-1911 | Official Orijin™ Publicist New York, NY – Monday, Nov. 13, 2023 Today, American Prison Data Systems (APDS), announces a major renaming effort to become Orijin. Like APDS, Orijin’s mission […]

APDS selected to accelerate innovation for governments in global AWS GovTech Accelerator

The Ed-Tech company APDS will use AWS cloud solutions to address educational barriers incarcerated individuals face. New York, NY (Sept 19, 2023) — APDS announced its selection to participate in the global AWS GovTech Accelerator, a new program from Amazon Web Services (AWS) designed to help startups develop solutions that address the needs of government […]

APDS Wins 2023 D2L Excellence Award for Innovative Education Programs 

The ed-tech company APDS has been awarded for its work addressing educational barriers faced by incarcerated individuals.  New York, NY – Wednesday, July 12, 2023 – On July 13th, tomorrow, APDS will receive the D2L 2023 Excellence Award at the 2023 Fusion Conference in Anaheim. D2L, a global learning technology company, each year honors innovative […]

The Massachusetts Department of Corrections and APDS Strike Landmark Education Partnership  

The partnership provides every incarcerated individual statewide with free education from day one of their incarceration. New York, NY – Wednesday, April 19, 2023 –  APDS, an education technology and public-benefit corporation, announced a landmark partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Correction (MADOC) to provide nearly 6,000 incarcerated individuals with day-one access to best-in-class career-readiness courses. […]

APDS and Amazon Web Services Announce Results of the First Cloud Certification Program Available inside D.C. Department of Corrections

January 24, 2023 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, APDS, an ed-tech public-benefit corporation enabling innovative technology and certifying career-readiness for justice-impacted individuals, announced the results of a cloud certification pilot program implemented inside the D.C. Department of Corrections (DOC). In collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS), learners in the pilot program were invited to participate from […]

APDS Honored Best for the World 2022 in Corporate Governance and Customer Service

December 19, 2022 08:00 AM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–APDS, an innovative education technology and public-benefit corporation that certifies career-readiness for the justice-impacted, today announced that B Lab, the nonprofit network transforming the global economy to benefit all people, communities, and the planet, has named APDS Best for the World in Corporate Governance 2022 […]

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