In the video above GOASO‘s (Get Out and Stay Out) CEO and founder, Alan Upshur talks about being in and out of prison and what it has taught him. He speaks on how his life evolved once he was able to stay away from prison for good, and how he was able to begin making a living. Statistics are provided throughout to help you further understand what Alan is discussing. Black incarceration is a huge issue in Baltimore City, some make it out and turn their lives around, while some are not so fortunate due to surrounding influences. Alan proved that he defeated the odds that were against him.