Category Archive: Employment

Jul 20

Register for Webinar: Putting People at the Center—The Role of Lived Experience in Dismantling Collateral Consequences Caused by Incarceration

Hosted by the Heartland Alliance The goal of this webinar will be to acknowledge that policy and systems change is most authentic and impactful when it surfaces and is driven from lived experience. This webinar will explore the ways in which organizations partner with and learn from people most impacted in their decision making and …

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Jul 14

Apply Now: Returning Citizens Community Reintegration Fellowship

The Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia is seeking applicants for an Equal Justice Works or Skadden fellowship. The fellow will work with Legal Aid’s new and growing Returning Citizens Community Reintegration Project to provide comprehensive civil legal services to low-income individuals and families impacted by criminal records. The fellow will focus on litigation, outreach, and …

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Jun 15

Register for Webinar: Engaging Employers–A Sectoral Approach to Employment for People with Criminal Records

Hosted by the National Reentry Resource Center, with funding support from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance Date: Thursday, June 29 Time: 2–3 p.m. ET A sector-based employment approach brings employers from the same industry together with educators, workforce development agencies, and others to address labor shortages and prepare job seekers for work and …

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Jun 13

Seeking Second Chances After Drug Convictions No Easy Task

WDAY/ABC By Dave Olson FARGO — Headlines about fatal drug overdoses are all too common as health professionals and policymakers here and across the country seek ways to quell illegal opioid use. But drug use can impact a life without ending it, as even low-level possession convictions can make it harder to get a job, …

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