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F5 Project Founder Drops Out of Cass County Commission Race

FARGO (KFGO) — The founder of the Fargo-based F5 Project that promotes criminal justice reform has decided to drop out of the race for Cass County commission.  Adam Martin tells KFGO News that his priorities have shifted.“I had an opportunity to start a treatment center, something that I’ve always wanted to do,” Martin said. “With that, I’ve spent a lot of…

Cass County Jail Provides Winter Gear to Inmates Upon Release

The jail receives donations from local organizations to clothe those in needs

FARGO, N.D. — When Adam Martin was an inmate in the Cass County Jail 10 years ago, he says they were not as willing to give people winter gear to keep them warm. “When I left, I just left. It hasn’t always been this way. With the new administration and the new sheriff, it’s been really cool to see how engaged…

Former Prisoners Describe Success Stories at F5 “Erasing Stigma Conference”

Marcus Bullock, Coss Marte overcame social stigma to be successful entrepreneurs

FARGO, N.D. — After spending eight years in prison, Marcus Bullock says more work needs to be done to re–integrate former inmates back into society. “We have those like me who had a mom to come home to and live with, and then you have those that have zero housing whatsoever. So the question that we’re asking ourselves is how are…

F5 Project Helps Felons Readjust To Society

Project Helps Inmates Rebuild Their lives On The Outside

FARGO, ND — A Fargo man wants to show that former criminals aren’t castoffs. He’s dedicated to showing the value, determination, and hustle of felons while helping them rebuild their own lives right here in our region. His efforts are getting noticed more and more, and more and more people are claiming he’s helping to save their lives. It’s Wednesday…

Giving People a Chance: Fargo’s F5 Project Helping Former Inmates Strive for Success

The mission of the organization is to keep the past in the past

FARGO, ND — A Cass County organization’s mission is to keep the past, in the past. The F5 Project works to give former inmates a second chance. “I am a five-time felon and had the community around me not given me a chance, we wouldn’t be here today,” said Adam Martin, who is the executive director of the F5 Project….