One Participants Story..

Aron Ogden watched the door of his jail cell close, sure that he was destined for a life behind bars. For many people, doors symbolize a new beginning. For Aron, the locking sound of the cell reinforced a story he told himself many times over. He was certain he would die behind bars. By the … Read More

F5 Christmas Dinner

All employees and participants both past and present, your families and the pubic were invited to 2019 Holiday Dinner. Hosted by Kris Carlson and F5! We had an amazing turnout! F5 Family wishes you and yours a HAPPY HOLIDAY season!   

Can I vote or have my felonies removed? Am I truly free?

There has been a ton of new laws added in a variety of states. Especially North Dakota as it relates to the restoration of rights to those formerly incarcerated. Below you will find what the Federal, and a few state guidelines for that. Support F5 Project by wearing our gear!! Federal: Loss & restoration of … Read More

Response to Dickinson Press article

Prison candy… See I can do clickbait titles too.. This is in response to the recent article “ From pizza parties to game nights: Internal documents, statements reveal allegations of reform failure at North Dakota state prison” “Internal documents, surveys, and statements suggest otherwise” this is the first comment made by a reporter that is … Read More

Awesome F*&$ing Story – F5 Project

  A raw inside look at F5 Project. Please share this video. Felons helping felons return to the city they came from. Our staff is the lived expereince that is so badly needed with re-entry. Awesome F*$%king Story Credits: Notion Media F5 Project Folks in Doc: Kristy Johnson, Ben Stechmann, Braden Sipe, Adam Martin, David … Read More

How to support F5 for GHD 2018

Video contest, go to the VISIONBank website ( and vote for us! Please share after you vote! Hustling to get kids back, hustling to get a great job, hustling to get your own safe place to call home, hustling to stay clean and sober, hustling to be better to your ex, hustling to be an … Read More

Erasing Stigma- Giving Hearts Day 2018

Here is the new video! Please watch and let me know what you think! Share the heck out of this and it will help us for the upcoming Giving Hearts Day campaign. Its our first year, so we are going to need all the help we can get. Our goal is to become sustainable and … Read More