Category: Workforce development

Jan 04

Kansas Jail Expands Re-Entry Program to Reduce Recidivism

Topeka Capital-Journal By Katie Moore The Shawnee County Jail is expanding its re-entry program in an effort aimed at reducing recidivism. Jail director Brian Cole said offenders who are released may find securing housing and employment to be a challenge. Last month, a newly formed re-entry advisory board met for the first time. The group …

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May 26

Group Focuses on Jobs for Overlooked Persons

Glasgow (KY) Daily Times By Melinda J. Overstreet Several weeks ago, Barren County Judge-Executive Micheal Hale and Jackie Brown, who has been working with Hale on workforce development issues, were tossing around some ideas about how to help remove obstacles to employment for some portions of the population that may often be overlooked. Ideas led …

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